Asian American feminism, politics, and pop culture
Hong Kong along with other coastal territory was ceded to the British after the Opium Wars of the mid-nineteenth century. That was a conflict that culminated after the British — dismayed by the trade imbalance between China and Britain — hoped to wrest economic power by exporting opium from Indian plantations to China, creating demand for opium through drug addiction.
Did you like this post? Please support Reappropriate on Patreon!