Posted by Rita on July 04, 1997 at 15:16:10:
In reply to Re: British Contact with Asia posted by Elaine on July 04, 1997 at 12:22:18
] Hong Kong was ceded to Britain in 1842, after the first of the Opium Wars beginning in 1839. As this is after publication of P&P, was there actually British stationing in China before the onset of the Opium Wars?
Elaine the answer is complex but please refer to the table on the top page, entitled Colonies.....
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