Battle for Beijing, 1858-1860: Franco-British Conflict in China

Battle for Beijing, 1858-1860: Franco-British Conflict in China

by Harry Gelber

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9783319808420
Publisher: Springer International Publishing
Publication date: 06/14/2018
Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 2016
Pages: 244
Product dimensions: 5.83(w) x 8.27(h) x (d)

About the Author

Harry Gelber has spent a number of years teaching and carrying out research at Monash University, Australia, the University of Melbourne, Australia, University of London, UK, Harvard University, USA, and Boston University, USA. He has published a number of books, most recently The Dragon and the Foreign Devils (2008).

Table of Contents

1. Prologue. - 2. The Opium Issue. - 3. The Canton problem. - 4. Tianjin. - 5. Recovery. - 6. Interlude in Shanghai. - 7. Dagu and Tianjin again. - 8. Final Battles. - 9. Beijing, and triumph. - 10. Departures. - 11. Hindsight – and Aftermath

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