The Opium War Through Chinese Eyes

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Stanford University Press, 1968 - Literary Collections - 256 pages
The events of the war are recounted from the Chinese viewpoint by means of contemporary diaries and other documents
 

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This is a treat. The narrative is thin but consistent. Waley gives us excerpts from several Chinese-language sources about the nefarious doings of the British. The first and the longest is the diary ... Read full review

Contents

CHINESE SOUIRCES
11
Songs of Oh dear Oh dear
158
Shanghai I 86
186
Chinkiang I 97
197
APPENDIx
245
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Arthur Waley (1889-1966) is highly regarded for his many translations of Chinese & Japanese literature.

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