The Opium Wars
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This paper examines the causes and consequences of the Opium Wars between China and Britain in the 19th century. The author argues that imperialism, trade needs and clash of cultures caused wars in which China was defeated.
From the Paper:"Military historian John Brown has stated that the Opium Wars had their roots in mutual incomprehensibility of East and West ... . The Chinese regarded all other nations as little more than vassal or tributary states ..."
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