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The Resource When America first met China : an exotic history of tea, drugs, and money in the Age of Sail, Eric Jay Dolin

When America first met China : an exotic history of tea, drugs, and money in the Age of Sail, Eric Jay Dolin

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When America first met China : an exotic history of tea, drugs, and money in the Age of Sail
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When America first met China
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an exotic history of tea, drugs, and money in the Age of Sail
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Eric Jay Dolin
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eng
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Ancient China collides with newfangled America in this epic tale of opium smugglers, sea pirates, and dueling clipper ships
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Title
When America first met China
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Summary
Traces the history of the relationship between America and China back to its earliest days, when the United States traded with China for furs, opium, and rare sea cucumbers, but left an ecological and human rights disaster that still reverberates today
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Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
382.0973051
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
HF3128
LC item number
.D65 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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adult
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Eric Jay Dolin
When America first met China : an exotic history of tea, drugs, and money in the Age of Sail, Eric Jay Dolin
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When America first met China : an exotic history of tea, drugs, and money in the Age of Sail, Eric Jay Dolin
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Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
"The adventurous pursuits of commerce" -- The middle kingdom -- China dreams -- The "new people" -- China rush -- The golden ghetto -- China through American eyes -- The opium war -- Racing the wind -- Fading fortune -- Echoes of the past
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ocn783160162
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Dimensions
25 cm.
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Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xviii, 394 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9780871404336
Isbn Type
(hc)
Lccn
2012016598
Other physical details
col. ill., maps

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