61 minutes | May 15th 2020

AskHistorians Podcast Episode 148 - The Opium Wars part 1

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Welcome to the first of our two part series on the Opium Wars!  Today I, /u/Steelcan909, am joined by /u/EnclavedMicrostate in a discussion about the development of the opium trade and the tensions between the Qing government and British merchants that erupted into two wars between these Imperial giants. 

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