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Chinese account of the Opium war.

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Kelly & Walsh, ltd. , Shanghai
China -- History -- Opium War, 1840-
StatementBy E.H. Parker.
ContributionsWei, Yuan, 1794-1857.
The Physical Object
Pagination2 p. L., ii, 82 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13999717M
OCLC/WorldCa12753762

Anyway this account didn't really change my view of the Opium War, which is generally sympathetic to the British. But it does give an interesting account of why the Chinese think they failed.

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Namely, they didn't handle their internal dissenters properly, and they large scale political strategy was wrong/5. It's relatively uncommon to find nearly contemporaneous accounts from the Chinese viewpoint of events so significant as the Opium Wars, and this book is helpful in putting forward the deep sense of resentment held by the Chinese as a result of the British actions in infecting China with the curse of opium in the s/s.4/5(9).

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Chinese account of the Opium war Paperback – Aug by Edward Harper Parker (Author), Yuan Wei (Author) out of 5 stars 9 ratings. See all 31 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from 4/5(9). Chinese account of the Opium war by Parker, Edward Harper, ; Wei, Yuan, Publication date Topics China -- History Opium War, Publisher Shanghai: Kelly & Walsh, ltd.

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AddeddatePages:   Chinese Account of the Opium War, by Yuan Wei, is taken from his famous book Military-Operations of the Present Dynasty. This edition is translated by Edward Harper Parker/5(9). Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Chinese Account of the Opium War by Edward H.

Parker (English) Paperback Book Fr at the best online prices at. Wei Yuan was a Chinese scholar from Shaoyang, Hunan.

He moved to Yangzhou inwhere he remained for the rest of his life. He is best known for writing Military history of the Qing Dynasty, a narrative work on the Opium War, and Illustrated Treatise on the Maritime Kingdoms, which consisted of Western material collected by Lin Zexu during and after the First Opium : Charles River Editors.

The bombardment of Guangzhou during the first Opium War in HONG KONG — InBritain went to war with China over questions of trade, diplomacy, national dignity and.

Buy Chinese Account of the Opium War by Parker, Edward H (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(7). Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Parker, Edward Harper, Chinese account of the Opium war.

Shanghai, Kelly & Walsh, The First Opium War began in and was fought over trade, financial reparations, and diplomatic status. In the late 18th century, the British East India Company, contravening Chinese laws, had begun smuggling Indian opium into China and became the leading suppliers by Bythe Company was illegally sending 4, chests of opium (each weighing 77 kg) to China a year.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Facsimile reprint. Originally published: Shanghai: Kelly & Walsh, "The following story is a translation of the last two chapters of the Shêng wu-ki author is Wei Yüan"--Page [i]. Buy Chinese Account of the Opium War by Edward H Parker online at Alibris.

We have new and used copies available, in 19 editions - starting at $ Shop now. This account of the Opium War is one of the founding episodes of Chinese nationalism. It begins what most Chinese people know of as the “century of humiliation”, which starts with the Opium War, and which only comes to an end with Communist victory [in ].

Unlike most accounts of the Opium War, “Imperial Twilight” focuses not on the conflict itself but on its background, going back to the Chinese decision in the s to restrict Western trade. A Communist Chinese view of the Opium War ofbetween Britain and China, compiled in by members of the history departments of Futan University and Shanghai Teachers' University.

Preview this book». The Chinese Account of the Opium War Magic Washer The Manchu Annals introduce the history of the English opium war with a statement that, early in the summer ofthe Director of the Court of State Ceremonial, Hwang Tsioh-tsz,” represented in a Memorial to the Throne that the growing consumption of foreign opium was at the root of all.

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In An Account of the Daoguang-Era Pacification Campaign Against the Western Ships, Wei glorifies Lin Zexu’s heroic attempts to resist the British. A translation by Edward Harper was published in under the title Chinese Account of the Opium War. PDF Chinese Account of the Opium War ePub By reading we can add insight and gain new information that is beneficial to us.

The PDF Chinese Account of the Opium War ePub book is available in PDF, Kindle, Ebook, ePub, and mobi formats Which you can now store on your device and you can carry it anywhere easily. Wei Yuan was a Chinese scholar from Shaoyang, Hunan. He moved to Yangzhou inwhere he remained for the rest of his life.

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He is best known for writing Military history of the Qing Dynasty, a narrative work on the Opium War, and Illustrated Treatise on the Maritime Kingdoms, which consisted of Western material collected by Lin Zexu during and after the First Opium War.5/5. It is a worthwhile attempt to give a more balanced, or, richer account to the history of Opium War.

The writer, given being a British, was cautious in her approach, wise but wanting. As a Chinese, I am going to say it straight: the war was a victory of the civilised over the uncivilised/5(91).

The following story of the Opium War is to all intents and purposes a translation of the last two chapters of the Sheng Wu-ki or " Military- Operations of the present Dynasty." The author is Wei Yuan, a Chinese who held, about forty years ago, the post of Department Magistrate at Kao-yu, north of Yangchow; andWei Yuan's style has been followed.

Chinese Account of the Opium War is an unchanged, high-quality reprint of the original edition of Hansebooks is editor of the literature on different topic areas such as research and science, travel and expeditions, cooking and nutrition, medicine, and other genres.

As a publisher we focus on the preservation of historical literature. Chinese Account of the Opium War 是莊延齡翻譯自魏源所著《聖武記》最後兩卷的一本譯著,在年由上海別法洋行出版,全書只有82頁。 《聖武記》成書於年,共14卷,是清史研究的開創性著作,前10卷記載歷史事件,後4卷是魏源對練兵、整軍、應敵的議論。Reviews: 1. Imports of opium into China stood at chests annually inwhen the first anti-opium edict was promulgated.

By the time Chinese authorities reissued the prohibition in starker terms inthe figure had leaped; 4, chests were imported in the year The decade of the s witnessed a rapid rise in opium trade, and byjust before the First Opium War, it had climbed to.

The Qing Empire and the Opium War Book Summary: The Opium War ofthe first military conflict to take place between China and the West, is a subject of enduring interest.

Mao Haijian, one of the most distinguished and well-known historians working in China, presents the culmination of more than ten years of research in a revisionist reading of the conflict and its main Chinese. The opium war did help to bring about the collapse of the last Chinese dynasty, a fact worth remembering inexactly a century since the.

Opium Wars, two armed conflicts in China in the midth century between the forces of Western countries and of the Qing dynasty, which ruled China from to /The first Opium War (–42) was fought between China and Britain, and the second Opium War (–60), also known as the Arrow War or the Anglo-French War in China, was fought by Britain and France against China.

The Second Opium War (Chinese: 第二次鴉片戰爭; pinyin: Dì'èrcì Yāpiàn Zhànzhēng), also known as the Second Anglo-Chinese War, the Second China War, the Arrow War, or the Anglo-French expedition to China, was a war pitting the British Empire and the French Empire against the Qing dynasty of China that lasted from to Result: Franco-British victory, Treaty of Tientsin.

The Opium War opened China against the will of the Chinese people. It put China into the control of Western countries and made it a semi-feudal semi-colonial state. To the Chinese, the Opium War was a shameful defeat and they vowed to strengthen China in order to prevent it from happening : Jihan Wu.The Opium War Through Chinese Eyes by Authur Waley Call Number: DSW3 Papers relating to the opium trade in China, by Great Britain.