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The Opium War through Chinese eyes by Arthur Waley

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Published by Allen and Unwin .
Written in English


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Statementby A. Waley.
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The Opium War in both Chinese and Western historiography has taken on a momentous significance as an almost mystically pre-destined clash between the two big civilisations of China and Great Britain. Polachek, by contrast, argues amongst other things that the Opium War was triggered by Chinese policy makers in a fit of bureaucratic haste. Jan 29,  · Arthur Waley. The Opium War through Chinese Eyes. Stanford: Stanford University Press, Sigrid Schmalzer () In this book, Arthur Waley broke new ground in English-language studies of the Opium War by using Chinese sources to paint a picture of the conflict "through Chinese eyes." Waley's is not a typical history book. There is. Note: Citations are based on reference standards. However, formatting rules can vary widely between applications and fields of interest or study. The specific requirements or preferences of your reviewing publisher, classroom teacher, institution or organization should be applied. Get this from a library! The opium war through Chinese eyes. [Arthur Waley] -- The diary of Commissioner Lin at Canton, a leading figure on the Chinese side, is the main source, but other diaries covering the last 6 months of the war are also drawn upon.