Amitav Ghosh: "China and the Making of Modern India"
Stanford Humanities Center presents acclaimed author, Amitav Ghosh, who will be discussing "China and the Making of Modern India: A Story of Fantasy, Abuse, and Recovered Memory."
The opium trade had momentous consequences for Chinese history in the 18th and 19th centuries. Ghosh will speak about the lesser-known impact that this trade had on arts, crafts, tastes and styles in India, the world's leading opium-producing country under the British Raj.
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