China and the Making of Modern India: A Story of Fantasy, Abuse, and Recovered Memory
Amitav Ghosh, Humanities Center Raymond West Lecturer
The opium trade had momentous consequences for China in the 18th and 19th centuries. Acclaimed author, 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 3, 2012.
Approximate duration of 1.50 hour(s).
- CEMEX Auditorium
Zambrano Hall, 641 Knight Way (Map)
- General Public
Lecture / Reading
- Humanities Center
- lecture, arts, international, humanities