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Despatches from Sir A. Hosie forwarding reports respecting the opium question in China

by Hosie, Alexander Sir

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Published by H.M.S.O. in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Opium trade,
  • Opium,
  • Drug and Narcotic Control,
  • Opioid-Related Disorders

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesCd. (Great Britain Parliament) -- 5658., Cd. (Great Britain. Parliament) -- 5658.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination23 pages
    Number of Pages23
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27262143M

    z theopiumquestion. aeeview theopiumpolicyopgreatbritain,andits resultstoindiaandchina. dedicatedtotheearlofchichester. bttheeev.   The first Opium War got the name before it even started, in an editorial in the London Morning Herald. Within four months the epithet “Opium War” was being used on the floor of Parliament. The “China War”, as its boosters wanted it to .

    Matt has always been nothing but a clone grown from a strip of old El Patron’s skin. Now, at he finds himself suddenly thrust into the position of ruling over his own country. The Land of Opium is the largest territory of the Dope Confederacy, but while Opium thrives, the rest of the world has been devastated by ecological disaster and hidden in Opium is the cure. The First Opium War (Chinese: 第一次鴉片戰爭; pinyin: Dìyīcì Yāpiàn Zhànzhēng), also known as the Opium War or the Anglo-Chinese War, was a series of military engagements fought between Britain and the Qing dynasty of China. The immediate issue was Chinese official seizure of opium stocks at Canton to stop the banned opium trade, and threatening the death penalty for future Result: British victory, Treaty of Nanking, Poll .

    The Anglo-Chinese war (the so-called “Opium War”) is almost universally believed to have been triggered by British imperial rapacity and determination to sell more and more opium into China. That belief is mistaken. The British went to war because of Chinese military threats to defenseless British.   Nationalists link warship launch to opium war humiliation, hailing ‘new era’ for navy PUBLISHED: Thursday, 29 June, , pm UPDATED: Thursday, 29 June, , pmAuthor: Liu Zhen.


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Despatches from Sir A. Hosie forwarding reports respecting the opium question in China by Hosie, Alexander Sir Download PDF EPUB FB2

Despatches from Sir A. Hosie forwarding reports respecting the opium question in china / presented to both Houses of Parliament by Command of His Majesty, June Report by Mr.

Hosie of a journey through Central Ssu-chúan in June and July, / presented to both Houses of Parliament by Command of Her Majesty, Despatches from Sir A. Hosie forwarding reports respecting the opium question in china / presented to both Houses of Parliament by Command of His Majesty, June Hosie, Alexander Sir, [ Book: ] View online (access conditions) At State Library of NSW.

Despatches from Sir A. Hosie Forwarding Reports Respecting the Opium Question in China. These papers contain reports on the suppression of opium cultivation in the opium producing provinces of China, assembled by Consul-General Sir Alexander Hosie () one of the leading members of the British consular service in China of his time.5/5(2).

Correspondence respecting the opium question in China [Great Britain. Foreign Office.] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Correspondence respecting the opium question in ChinaAuthor.

Great Britain. Foreign Office. Publication— China Mission Prayer Book, Publication— China Notes (NCC), Publication— Chinese Reader for Primary Schools, Publication— “The Christian Occupation of Chekiang,” Publication— “Despatches from Sir A.

Hosie Forwarding Reports Respecting the Opium Question. On the trail of the opium poppy; a narrative of travel in the chief opium-producing provinces of China by Hosie, Alexander, Sir, Despatches from Mr. Wade and vice-admiral Kellett respecting the state of affairs in China: presented to both houses of Parliament by command of Her Majesty, [Great Britain.

Foreign Office] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. This book was originally published prior toand represents a reproduction of an important historical work.

Page - Sansing — a town at the junction of the Sungari and the Hurka or Mu-tan River — near the headwaters of a river which flows into the Sungari to the north of that town. In the Hei-lung-chiang Province I noticed between the mouth of the Sungari and Blagoveschensk, and on the right bank of the Amur, the gold-mining camps of Tai-ping-kou, between the Russian.

Yes, but only if they saw Michael Wood’s () ‘Story of China’ series on BBC2. This series had to 2 million viewers. There was also a BBC Radio 4 “In Our Time” programme on the Opium Wars as well.

You may be able to get a podcast of this BB. Ina very public crusade against opium was in full swing throughout China, and the provincial capital and treaty port of Fuzhou was a central stage for the campaign. This, the most successful attempt undertaken by the Chinese state before to eliminate opium, came at a time when, according to many historians, China's central state was virtually powerless.

China would open five ports for foreign trade. Further context/detail on the First Opium War () Britain had been trying to gain trade access to China as part of its imperial ambitions. They found a product they could get Chinese people to buy -- the drug, opium. In response to the importation of opium by the British East India Company, the Chinese government _____.

offered to trade cotton in exchange for the opium b. demanded that the sale of opium immediately stop c. prohibited trade with Britain and shut down all British ports d.

encouraged the trade to help boost the Chinese economy. Use them to produce opium, Force China to let you flood them with opium sold at huge markup, Buy tea, porcelain, etc. with some of the proceeds, Sell tea, etc. in Europe at huge markup.

Of course, along the way you also force China to hand over territories (Hongkong, Shanghai, etc). Friend of China: Lady Dorothea Hosie () John Young Lady Dorothea Hosie was the daughter of WE Soothill, missionary/scholar and sinologist, and wife of Sir Alexander Hosie, diplomat.

She was regarded as an authority on China in her own right and this paper will give a biographical account of Lady HosieAuthor: Lady Dorothea, Alexander Hosie, Lady Hosie.

The era of the early American China trade from the arrival of the first American ship, the Empress of China, in to the beginning of the Opium War between Britain and China in marked the heyday of tall trading ships and a time of daring and mystery for those who plied the route to the "Far East" around Cape Horn and across the Pacific.

From Lord Palmerston’s Instructions to Sir Henry Pottinger respecting Opium, May,from S. Couling, Encyclopedia Sinica, London,p. May, Experience has shown that it is entirely beyond the power of the Chinese Government to prevent the introduction of opium into China; and many reasons render itFile Size: 13KB.

They found a product they could get Chinese people to buy -- the drug, opium. The Chinese government vehemently opposed this illegal trading the British were carrying on, and the First Opium War resulted.

The British won and imposed the Treaty of Nanking on China inwhich compelled China to open its doors more widely to foreign trade. ByChina was earning over million annually from opium, but Sir R. Alcock told the House of Commons that China would gladly abandon the trade if Britain stopped her own trafficking.

Five years later, Sir R. Alcock, the stalwart anti-opium crusader, sold out. Turncoat. Papaver Somniferum, the Opium Poppy, has been considered one of the most influential, as well as interesting things in the world for thousands of years.

For those unfamiliar with it, the poppy produces opium, the euphoric painkiller that is the starting point for heroin.

Depictions of the plant have been traced back to the Sumerians of years ago. Parents need to know that The Lord of Opium is a sequel to Nancy Farmer's National Book Award-winning The House of the Scorpion () and should definitely be read in sequence.

It's set in a future where the natural environment has nearly been destroyed and drug kingpins rule great swaths of territory in what was once the American southwest.4/5.

The First Opium War-By Tan Mei Yun [Farrah Tan] Although it has been several decades since the Anglo-Chinese War, also known at the Opium War, many Chinese people are still bitter about the British foreigners.

Not only was the war the most humiliating defeat the Chinese had ever suffered, but it was also an example of how weak and vulnerable.The Royal Opium Commission of was a commission of the British Government set up to investigate the Anglo-Asian opium trade. 4 Further reading. Throughout the 19th century opium sent to China was one of British India 's most valuable exports.

InLord Cornwallis set up an official state agency that licensed peasant cultivators to grow.trading war in which Western nations gained commercial privileges in China. - between China and Britain. -arose from China's attempts to suppress the opium trade.

-->British traders had been illegally exporting opium to China, and the resulting widespread addiction was causing serious social and economic disruption in the country.