China's Worse Nightmare
What was China's worse nightmare during the late 18th and the 19th century? The answer is opium. The rise of the British opium trade with China not only brought devastating and chaotic results for the Chinese government, but also for its citizens. In this paper, I plan to discuss about how and why the opium trade was introduced. In addition, why opium-smoking was so popular and the different ways of how China
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