Erase and Rewind: Britain’s Relations with China. The Search for a New Framework

Britain and China have a long and complex relationship. Britain’s infamous colonial involvement in Qing China from the First Opium War of 1839 onwards sits at the centre of a narrative of national humiliation which has been a theme of Chinese self-understanding, particularly in the last two decades as China’s economic prowess has seen the return of national self-confidence. … http://bit.ly/2whS8OT