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The Iniquities Of The Opium Trade With China

Being A Development Of The Main Causes Which Exclude The Merchants Of Great Britain

by Algernon S. Thelwall

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Published by Kessinger Publishing, LLC .
Written in English


The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages192
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL10580358M
ISBN 100548367922
ISBN 109780548367926

The Global Afghan Opium Trade: A Threat Assessment, the second such report of the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime research project on the topic, covers worldwide flows of Afghan opiates, as well as trafficking in precursor chemicals used to turn opium into heroin. By providing a better understanding of the global impact. While there are many examples of the use of opium as an instrument of state power, perhaps the two most well-known examples are the role of opium in trade relations, and the use of opium as a source of revenue for the state. Between and , Britain fought China (in the Second Opium War) over the right to trade with China.

  Opium was a very successful one, though Qing government tried to discontinue the opium trade, but with little luck. The trade corrupted society both economically and socially. So, once again, Chinese authority tried to restrict . Opium (poppy tears, lachryma papaveris) is the dried latex obtained from the opium poppy (Papaver somniferum).Opium latex contains approximately 12% of the analgesic alkaloid morphine, which is processed chemically to produce heroin and other synthetic opioids for medicinal use and for the illegal drug latex also contains the closely related opiates codeine and thebaine and non.

The Opium Trade: Including a Sketch of Its History, Extent, Effects, Etc., as Carried on in India and China Nathan Allen J.P. Walker, - Opium trade - 80 pages. Chapter 7 and part of Chapter 8 (pp. ) deal with the 19th century trade in opium and the conflicts that resulted, along with the impact on the Chinese people and government. The rest of the book contains interesting details about opium around the world both in historical and recent times.


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Opium trade, the traffic that developed in the 18th and 19th centuries in which Western countries, mostly Great Britain, exported opium grown in India and sold it to China. The British used profits from the sales to purchase such Chinese luxury goods as porcelain, silk, and tea, which were in.

Imports of opium into China stood at chests annually inwhen the first anti-opium edict was promulgated. By the time Chinese authorities reissued the prohibition in starker terms inthe figure had leaped; 4, chests were imported in the year The decade of the s witnessed a rapid rise in opium trade, and byjust before the First Opium War, it had climbed to.

Before the conflict, the Rev. A.S. Thelwall had published a book ‘The Iniquities of the Opium Trade with China’ inwhich caused quite a stir, so it is unfair to implicate all British people with the ‘crime’ of the trade.

The Times of London came out agaisnt this ‘miserable war’. The Iniquities of the Opium Trade with China; Interestingly, this book prints both English and Chinese documents relating to the trade, including a good excerpt by the the British missionary Walter Medhurst Medhurst.

Chinese state edicts and memorials are likewise translated and provided to reinforce Thewall's position on the trade. Opium (or poppy tears, scientific name: Lachryma papaveris) is dried latex obtained from the seed capsules of the opium poppy Papaver somniferum.

Approximately 12 percent of opium is made up of the analgesic alkaloid morphine, which is processed chemically to produce heroin and other synthetic opioids for medicinal use and for illegal drug latex also contains the closely related Part(s) of plant: Latex.

Free 2-day shipping. Buy Iniquities of the Opium Trade with China at nd: A S Thelwall. The Chinese struggle to create a modern nation was tied closely to the opium trade. Throughout much of the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, China's economy, politics, and society were steeped in opium and opium money.

All of China's modern governments took the crusade to liberate the nation from this "plague" as one of their essential. China, which took place in April of This exploration of the trade incentives, public news coverage, and government justifications of the opium trade will provide several insights on the British Empire’s attitudes and approaches to economic imperialism in overseas trade.

To summarize briefly, theFile Size: KB. The iniquities of the opium trade with China; being a development of the main causes which exclude the merchants of Great Britain from the advantages of an unrestricted commercial intercourse. Primary sources related to China.

message from the President of the United States, transmitting the report of the committee appointed by the Philippine Commission to investigate the use of opium and the traffic therein, and the rules, ordinances, and laws regulating such use and traffic in Japan, Formosa, Shanghai, Hongkong, Saigon, Singapore, Burma, Java, and the Philippine Islands, and.

*.The British come to realize that the (illegal) sale of opium to Chinese merchants would change the balance of trade in their favor a. ByBritish merchants greatly increased their importation of opium into China b. Pretty soon, American merchants started to illegally sell opium in China as well Size: 8MB.

Author of A scriptural refutation of mr. Irving's heresy. (With slight alterations, extr. from Sermons., The iniquities of the opium trade with China: Being a Development of the Main Causes which., Letters to a Friend Whose Mind Had Long Been Harassed by Many Objections Against the Church of.

American Merchants and the China Opium Trade, E Although much has been written about the British opium trade, American traffic in the drug has received little attention. Professor Downs' article reveals that American merchants played a significant innovating role in developing new sources of supply and expanding the market.British shipping dominates the opium trade out of Calcutta to China.

Linnaeus, the father of botany, first classifies the poppy, Papaver somniferum-- 'sleep-inducing', in his book Genera.CUP Archive, - Opium trade - pages. 2 Reviews. Preview this book British Trade and the Opening of China, Michael Greenberg Snippet view - Common terms and phrases.4/5(2).