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Wei Yuan was once a chinese language pupil from Shaoyang, Hunan. He moved to Yangzhou in 1831, the place he remained for the remainder of his existence. he's most sensible recognized for writing army background of the Qing Dynasty , a story paintings at the Opium warfare, and Illustrated Treatise at the Maritime Kingdoms , which consisted of Western fabric amassed through Lin Zexu in the course of and after the 1st Opium conflict.

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