Author Results for James A. Boutilier

The Battle of Fatshan Creek

By James A. Boutilier

The Anglo-Chinese War of 1839–42 failed to persuade the Chinese to grant commercial access to ports agreed by the Treaty of Nanking. Murder of a French missionary led to the outbreak of war between Britain and China. British warships assaulted the forts and fought with well-armed junks in the maze of channels in the Canton […] Read More

Filed under: Opium Wars | Pacific
Subjects include: Battles & Tactics | Strategy & Diplomacy