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This image shows the negotiating of the Treaty of Nanking which ended the first Opium War and opened China up for trade and gave Britain Hong Kong.

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This photo shows a fort built by the Chinese that was used in the battle against the British during the First opium war.

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An atlas map published in 1880 depicts the borders of the Indian Empire, British Raj, that lasted from 1858 to 1947.

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The painting depicts the British ship Nemesis destroying Chinese war junks during the First Opium war, where East India Company established a monopoly on the opium trade and the Chinese government fought against illegal opium imports.

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Painting of surgery on an executed body after the Great Britain murder act was passed.

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A drawing of a women witnessing a public execution after the Murder Act of Great Britain was passed

This excerpt from a journal article introduces the idea of politeness in the eighteenth-century. This excerpt talks about trends between politeness and its relation to behavior. This is similar to discussions of sentimentalism, passions, and…

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The lifelike mystical landscape has dark undertones that relates to the literal and figurative sense of the painting. It depicts a rural setting of the River Stour in Suffolk and Essex.
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