Opium, Trade, and War in Imperial China

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Opium, Trade, and War in Imperial China

2017
30 mins

Begin by examining a pervasive symbol of late imperial China: opium. Learn about the history of opium use, the ritual of opium smoking, and the luxurious opium culture of the Chinese elite. Note how opium became inextricably...

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Andrew R. Wilson
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The Great Courses