3 Replies to “An American View on the Opium Wars from 1850, Part I”

  1. Lovely and informative post. The Opium Trade ruled the world so much at one point! Btw, why do you call it the American perspective? I thought at first that it was about some kind of American involvement in the Opium trade 😀

  2. @bluffkinghal — I probably should have titled the blog post something else. The magazine is American which, to me, gives the article a different flavor. But there were Americans involved in the opium trade at that time. Not as many as the British, of course. I’m glad you enjoyed the article and I hope you read part II.

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