41 min

CHP-038 The Qing Dynasty Part 4 The China History Podcast

    • History

Here we begin the turbulent, bloody and historically humiliating 19th century in China.  The first half century sees two emperors, Jiaqing and Daoguang stand by helplessly as China is torn apart by uprisings, anti-Manchu discontent, a financial crisis, opium addiction on a massive scale, foreign invasion and the usual deadly floods and other natural disasters.  continue reading >>

Here we begin the turbulent, bloody and historically humiliating 19th century in China.  The first half century sees two emperors, Jiaqing and Daoguang stand by helplessly as China is torn apart by uprisings, anti-Manchu discontent, a financial crisis, opium addiction on a massive scale, foreign invasion and the usual deadly floods and other natural disasters.  continue reading >>

41 min

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