A painting by John Platt showing the formal signing of the Treaty of Nanking between Britain and China in 1846. It wasn't just through treaty ports that foreigners occupied Chinese soil. Image: Brown University Library

Book review: China's Foreign Places by Robert Nield - how the ports were won

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A painting by John Platt showing the formal signing of the Treaty of Nanking between Britain and China in 1846. It wasn't just through treaty ports that foreigners occupied Chinese soil. Image: Brown University Library
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