TITLE

The people of T'ong

AUTHOR(S)
Charles, John
PUB. DATE
June 1997
SOURCE
New Internationalist;Jun97, Issue 291, p35
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Provides information on states and empires and their nebulous concepts of having being in existence and feel no need for explanations, while focusing on the historical aspects of the opium trade. Who are some of the empires that predicted their loss of status; What is the country that was involved in British opium trade; When did the Chinese army sweep the Kuomintang; How many troops did the British reinforce in Hong Kong.
ACCESSION #
9707071574

 

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