Foreign Mud by Maurice Collis
Foreign mud was opium, smuggled into China in the early nineteenth century by British and other Western ships while their governments looked the other way. An account of the 19th century politics of tea, opium, Indian finance and the fluctuating relationship between the Chinese and British governments, showing the reality of Canton and Macao between 1830 and 1842 with the resulting birth of Hong Kong.
- 1st edition
- Publisher, Faber And Faber Limited London; 1946
- Yellow Cloth Hardback With Gilt Title, 318 pp
- Contains many B&W illustrations
- Size 224 x 140 mm, 600g
Condition: Very Good – Slight Fading To Spine, No Inscriptions, Very Good Copy
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