Read the Chapter 1, War, pp. 1–20: Meyer-Fong, T. (2003). What Remains Coming to Terms with Civil War in 19th Century China.
University. China and the West: http://afe.easia.columbia.edu/main_pop/kpct/kp_imperialism.htm
Write a 3- to 5-page paper answering the following statements:
Describe the events of the Opium Wars and Taiping Rebellion.
Describe conditions in China that precipitated the wars and their outcome.