Sunday, December 8, 2019

The Opium War — Martin Armstrong


Short video backgrounder. 

Virtually no one in the West remembers this and those that do likely don't consider it a major historical event of the period. All Chinese are intimately familiar with the Opium War as the onset of a century of humiliation for their country, and the Chinese are extremely nationalistic.

Armstrong Economics
The Opium War
Martin Armstrong

1 comment:

Bob said...

If the West were to sincerely apologize for the Opium War, would it make the Chinese less nationalistic?

Old Chinese proverb: Never too late to smoothed ancient ruffled feathers.