1843 in China
Events from the year 1843 in China.
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History of China • Timeline • Years
- Daoguang Emperor (23rd year)
- October 8 — Treaty of the Bogue signed between China and the United Kingdom, concluded in October 1843 to supplement the previous Treaty of Nanking
- the first Treaty Ports were opened
- Anglican diocese of Shanghai established after Rev. William Jones Boone appointed Bishop in Shanghai
- Publication of the Illustrated Treatise on the Maritime Kingdoms, or Haiguo Tuzhi, a gazetteer compiled by scholar-official Wei Yuan and others, based on initial translations ordered by Special Imperial Commissioner Lin Zexu. The Treatise is regarded as the first significant Chinese work on the West
- *Fairbank, John King. Trade and Diplomacy on the China Coast: The Opening of the Treaty Ports, 1842-1854. 2 vols. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1953.
- Wood, Francis. No Dogs and Not Many Chinese: Treaty Port Life in China, 1843-1943.
- * Hao, Yen-p'ing; Wang, Erh-min (1980). Fairbank, John King; Twitchett, Denis Crispin (eds.). The Cambridge History of China: Late Ch'ing 1800-1911. Cambridge History of China. 11. Cambridge University Press. ISBN 978-0521-2202-93.