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Commissioner Lin and the Opium War.

Hsin-pao Chang

Commissioner Lin and the Opium War.

by Hsin-pao Chang

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Published by Norton in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Lin, Zexu, -- 1785-1850,
  • China -- History -- Opium War, 1840-1842

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesNorton library, Harvard East Asian series -- 18.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 319 p.
    Number of Pages319
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23044289M

    Lin Zexu was a Chinese official who was employed by the emperor in the s to quell the rise of illegal opium imports from Britain. His role in British–Chinese relations acted as a catalyst for the Opium Wars – which eventually led to the Self-Strengthening Movement of (Hayford ) THE WARS. The First Opium War (–42), also known as the Opium War and as the Anglo-Chinese War, was fought between the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland and the Qing Empire over their conflicting viewpoints on diplomatic relations, trade, and the administration of justice for foreign nationals. [3] In the 17th and 18th centuries, the demand for Chinese goods (particularly silk, porcelain.

    Hsin-pao Chang, Commissioner Lin and the Opium War (Harvard University Press, ). W. Travis Hanes and Frank Sanello, The Opium Wars: The Addiction of One Empire and the Corruption of Another (Sourcebooks, Inc., ). In , a very public crusade against opium was in full swing throughout China, and the provincial capital and treaty port of Fuzhou was a central stage for the campaign. This, the most successful attempt undertaken by the Chinese state before to eliminate opium, came at a time when, according to many historians, China's central state was virtually powerless.

    In January , an imperial decree formally declared the stoppage of all trade with Britain. In April , after a vigorous debate in Parliament, a motion to wage war in China was passed in London with a narrow margin. Sources: "Commissioner Lin and the Opium War" by Chang Hsinpao, W.W. Norton & Co. Commissioner Lin’s Letter LIN Zexu (), appointed to be the customs inspector at Canton shortly before the outbreak of the Opium War, addressed this letter to Queen Victoria as part of his campaign to eradicate opium from Chinese society. As the governor-general of the two.


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Lin Zexu, leading Chinese scholar and official of the Qing (Manchu) dynasty, known for his role in the events leading up to the first Opium War (–42) between Britain and China. He was a proponent of the revitalization of traditional Chinese thought and institutions, a movement that became known.

Commissioner Lin and the Opium War (Norton Library (Paperback)) Paperback – January 1, by Hsin-pao Chang (Author) out of 5 stars 1 rating. See all 8 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Cited by: Commissioner Lin and the Opium War book.

Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. The Canton trade for almost a century had been the sole /5(1). OCLC Number: Description: xiv, pages: illustrations, maps, portraits ; 24 cm: Contents: Sin-British contact under the old order --The rise of the opium trade --The diplomatic crisis --The intensified combat over opium --Commissioner Lin at Canton --Opium smoke and war clouds --The coming of the war and the fall of Lin --Appendices: -Principal opium edicts, --Opium.

Sino-British contact under the Old Order --The rise of the opium trade --The diplomatic crisis --The intensified combat over opium --Commissioner Lin at Canton --Opium smoke and war clouds --The coming of the War and the fall of Lin.

Series Title: Norton library. Responsibility: Hsin-pao Chang. Commissioner Lin and the Opium War Volume 18 of Harvard East Asian series Volume of Norton library history of England Commissioner Lin and the Opium War, Hsin-pao Chang: Author: Hsin-pao Chang: Edition: illustrated: Publisher: Harvard University Press, Original from: the University of Michigan: Digitized: Sep 4, Length: Reviews: 1.

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Cambridge: Harvard University Press, Sigrid Schmalzer () In this treatment of the Opium War, Chang sees not one but several causes of what for him was the inevitable path to hostilities and war between China and Britain.

One cause was cultural: the Qing and British governments. Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published.

Commissioner Lin and the Opium War by Hsin-pao Chang; 5 editions; Subjects: History, Lin, Tsê-hsü,China Opium War,Histoire, Opiumhandel, Opium War (China: ) fast (OCoLC)fst, Oorlogen; Places. Commissioner Lin and the Opium War (Norton Library (Paperback)) This book is in very good condition and will be shipped within 24 hours of ordering.

The cover may have some limited signs of wear but the pages are clean, intact and the spine remains undamaged. Commissioner Lin and the Opium War by Hsin-Pao Chang,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. Commissioner Lin and the Opium War: Hsin-Pao Chang: We use cookies to give you the best possible experience/5(11).

The Opium War is both the story of Chinas first conflict with the West and an analysis of the countrys contemporary self-image. It explores how This book describes the midth century conflict between Great Britain and China and the reverberations that remain to this day/5.

out of 5 stars commissioner lin and the opium war. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 24 May An excellent book written from a Chinese perspective. It is a comprehensive and very detailed account of the first opium war and the events which led up to it.4/5(2).

The Opium War of inaugurated China's modern century of humiliation. This book places it in historical perspective and also details the day-to-day crises that led up to the hostilities. Commissioner Lin and the Opium War. The Opium War of inaugurated China's modern century of humiliation.

This book places it in historical perspective and also details the day-to-day crises that led up to the hostilities. The Canton trade for almost a century had been the sole regulated channel between China and the Western world; as such, it had become the focus of many Pages: Commissioner Lin and the Opium War | An ominous sense of inevitability hovered over Canton in the last days of ; war between the Chinese and the British was expected, for both sides had long felt the tensions arising from increased contact between an ever-expanding commercial system and a.

Emperor Qianlong designated Lin Zexu as the imperial commissioner in an attempt to repress illegal opium imports. Ironically, it was Lin's impressive efficiency that sparked the First Opium War. In less than a year after being appointed by the emperor inhe.

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In the newly appointed Imperial Commissioner Lin Zexu instituted laws banning opium throughout China. He arrested 1, dealers, and seized the .Lin Zexu was a leading Chinese scholar and official of the Qing (Manchu) dynasty, known for his role in the events leading up to the first Opium War (–42) between Britain and China.

He was a proponent of the revitalization of traditional Chinese thought and institutions, a movement that became known as the Self-Strengthening Movement.

Inthe Daoguang emperor sent Commissioner Lin Zexu to Guangdong to settle the opium problem once and for all. Lin's actions gave Britain the pretext for reprisal, and the famous Opium War (–42) by: 1.