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Title "China, England and Opium"
Author(s) Fry, Edward
Section Section III: The Visible Empire
Date 1876
Document Type Journal
Notes The Contemporary Review, Vol. 27, February 1876, pp447-459.
Region East Asia, Europe, South Asia
Names Edward Fry, Lord Derby (pp447, 456), Lord Elgin (p451), Sir H. Wade, ambassador to Peking (p451), Sir Rutherford Alcock (pp453-454, 456-457)
Places China, Far East, Japan (p451), England, India (pp448, 451)
Topics trade, opium, colonial government, colonial rule, China's desire to restrict importation of opium, crime and punishment, death and maltreatment of British citizens in China (p447), capital punishment for growing opium in China (p453), Anti-Opium Society (pp448, 456, 459), sale of opium produced in India under monopoly (pp448, 452), revenue from tax on Indian opium (pp448-449, 458-459), marijuana, hemp (pp449), Opium Wars (pp449-450, 452-453), Chinese payment of compensation for destruction of English opium (p450), Treaty of Tietsin (pp450-451, 452-453), Report of Select Committee on East India Finance, 1871 (pp454-455), religion, Christianity, missionary work (p457)