Lesson 1. The ‘Race for Oriental Opulence’
in Ten Lessons in Modern Chinese History
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This chapter traces the origins of the two Opium Wars; it charts the development of both of these Anglo-Chinese conflicts and discusses their consequences. It introduces students to the illustrious historiography and current debate and points out gaps in existing scholarship.

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