• The Opium Wars

  • A Captivating Guide to the First and Second Opium War and Their Impact on the History of the United Kingdom and China
  • By: Captivating History
  • Narrated by: Jason Zenobia
  • Length: 3 hrs and 27 mins
  • 4.6 out of 5 stars (19 ratings)

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By: Captivating History
Narrated by: Jason Zenobia
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If you want to discover the captivating history of the Opium Wars, then pay attention...

When diplomatic efforts to introduce opium to the Chinese market failed, the British Parliament approved an alternative: war. There were two wars: one from 1839 to 1842, and another from 1856 to 1860. They are collectively known as the Opium Wars.

The British, who were joined by French and supported by the Americans and Russians, clashed with Imperial China, which was ruled by the Qing dynasty. These conflicts are largely forgotten in the Western world, perhaps out of a sense of collective shame. But in China, the Opium Wars are still symbols of national humiliation at the hands of the Western powers.

In The Opium Wars: A Captivating Guide to the First and Second Opium War and Their Impact on the History of the United Kingdom and China, you will discover topics such as:

  • Prelude - The Red Barbarians
  • No Tolerance
  • The First Conflicts
  • Steamships and Guns
  • The End of the First Opium War
  • The Interwar Period
  • Conflict on the Horizon
  • The Conflict Resumes
  • The Advance
  • Burning the Palace and Diplomacy
  • And much, much more!

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