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ID: 901001685
Page link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/ia/901001685
Record Type: Event/Narrative

Opium Wars (Chinese-European history, 1839-1842; 1856-1860)

Note: Two armed conflicts in China in the mid-19th century between the forces of Western countries (Britain and France) and of the Qing dynasty, which ruled China from 1644 to 1911/1912.

Display Date: 1839-1842; 1856-1860

Names:
Opium Wars (Chinese-European history, 1839-1842; 1856-1860) (preferred,English-P,D,P)
Guerres de l’opium, Les (Chinese-European history, 1839-1842; 1856-1860) (French-P,D,P)

Hierarchical Position:
Named Events (P)
....<European history> (P)
........Opium Wars (Chinese-European history, 1839-1842; 1856-1860) (P)
Other Relationships:
role/characteristic is .... wars
.....(armed conflicts, events (activities), Events (hierarchy name)) (AAT)
belligerent was .... China
.....(Asia) (TGN)
belligerent was .... Britain
.....(Europe) (TGN)
belligerent was .... China
.....(Asia) (TGN)
belligerent was .... France
.....(Europe) (TGN)
actor is .... Qing dynasty (Chinese dynasty, 1644-1912)
.....(Chinese dynasties, Corporate Bodies) (ULAN)

Sources:
Opium Wars (Chinese-European history, 1839-1842; 1856-1860)
................J. Paul Getty Museum, collections online (2000-)
................Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-)
Guerres de l’opium, Les (Chinese-European history, 1839-1842; 1856-1860)
................Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-)
Iconography Record Sources:
................ Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-) accessed 22 September 2016
................ J. Paul Getty Museum, collections online (2000-)

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