Letters and Journals of James, Eighth Earl of Elgin

Letters and Journals of James, Eighth Earl of Elgin


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  • 556 pages
  • Letters and Journals of James, Eighth Earl of Elgin
  • James Bruce Elgin
  • English
  • 14 July 2018

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Letters and Journals of James, Eighth Earl of Elgin[BOOKS] ✮ Letters and Journals of James, Eighth Earl of Elgin ✰ James Bruce Elgin – Capitalsoftworks.co.uk This book was converted from its physical edition to the digital format by a community of volunteers You may find it for free on the web Purchase of the Kindle edition includes wireless delivery This book was converted from its Journals of Epub á physical edition to the digital format by a community of volunteers You may find it for free on the web Purchase of the Kindle edition includes wireless delivery.


About the Author: James Bruce Elgin

James Bruce, th Earl of Elgin Journals of Epub á and th Earl of Kincardine, KT, GCB, KSI, PC July November was a British colonial administrator and diplomat He served as Governor of Jamaica , Governor General of the Province of Canada , and Viceroy of India In , he was appointed High Commissioner and Plenipotentiary in China and the Far East to assist in the process of opening up China Letters and PDF \ and Japan to Western trade In , during the Second Opium War in China, in the retaliation of the torture and execution of almost twenty European and Indian prisoners, he ordered the destruction of the Old Summer Palace in Beijing, an architectural wonder with immeasurable collections of artworks and historic antiques, inflicting invaluable loss of cultural heritage Subsequently, he submitted the Qing dynasty to the unequal treaty of the Convention of Peking, adding Kowloon Peninsula to the British and Journals of PDF/EPUB Ä crown colony of Hong Kong.


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