Jeffery C. J. Chen

Jeffery C. J. Chen

Jeffery C. J. Chen is a PhD student in history at Stanford University. He received his first graduate degree, an MSt in British and European history, from the University of Oxford.

Did British Merchants Cause the Opium War?

Did British Merchants Cause the Opium War?

A review of Song-Chuan Chen’s Merchants of War and Peace: British Knowledge of China in the Making of the Opium War, Hong Kong: Hong Kong University Press (January 12, 2017) 240 pages. The war had a name even before its first shot. The first recorded use of the moniker,

Jeffery C. J. Chen
Jeffery C. J. Chen
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