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The End Of Dynastic China

Joseph Lawson | China Heritage | 25th September 2018

An introduction to, and a wonderfully arch extract from, The Collapse of the Heavenly Dynasty, Mao Haijian’s history of the First Opium War (1839-1842), much admired in China and now available in an English translation. “The Qing court knew little about the military capabiliti…

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