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China and the Making of Modern India: A Story of Fantasy, Abuse, and Recovered Memory

Amitav Ghosh

The opium trade had momentous consequences for Chinese history in the 18th and 19th centuries. Amitav 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.

Monday, December 03, 2012 | 6:00 pm — 7:30 pm
CEMEX Auditorium, Knight Management Center, 641 Knight Way

Stanford Humanities Center