Posted by Rita on July 04, 1997 at 15:23:37:
Here is a brief look at the subject, meant to put some Regency info in perspective.
British embassies to china
the chinese government prohibits illegal trade in Opium( already taking place by the British east India company).
1840 the Opium Wars
A time of intense conflict between the French, British, Dtch and Portuguese for colonies in the East.
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