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An Embarrassing Question: Opium, Britain and China 1856-1860

March 22nd, 2013

Episode 282 of 474 episodes

What part did opium play in the war between Britain and China from 1856 to 1860? Caroline Dawson uses records held at The National Archives and elsewhere to investigate.

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