Lin Zexu becomes imperial commissioner in Canton (18 words)

Historical Context Note

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  • The Literary Encyclopedia. Volume 10.2.1.01: Ancient and Classical Chinese Writing and Culture, -600-1900.

Context

He was given the responsibility of dealing with issues relating to opium. He arrived in Canton on 10 March 1839.

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Editors. "Lin Zexu becomes imperial commissioner in Canton". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2010
[https://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=4771, accessed 18 November 2017.]

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