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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

Label
When America first met China : an exotic history of tea, drugs, and money in the Age of Sail
Title
When America first met China
Title remainder
an exotic history of tea, drugs, and money in the Age of Sail
Statement of responsibility
Eric Jay Dolin
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Ancient China collides with newfangled America in this epic tale of opium smugglers, sea pirates, and dueling clipper ships
Cataloging source
DLC
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Dolin, Eric Jay
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
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • United States
  • United States
  • China
  • China
Label
When America first met China : an exotic history of tea, drugs, and money in the Age of Sail, Eric Jay Dolin
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
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
Control code
ocn783160162
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xviii, 394 p., [16] p. of plates : col. ill., maps ; 25 cm.
Isbn
9780871404336
Isbn Type
(hc.)
Lccn
2012016598
System control number
(OCoLC)783160162
Label
When America first met China : an exotic history of tea, drugs, and money in the Age of Sail, Eric Jay Dolin
Publication
Bibliography note
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
Control code
ocn783160162
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xviii, 394 p., [16] p. of plates : col. ill., maps ; 25 cm.
Isbn
9780871404336
Isbn Type
(hc.)
Lccn
2012016598
System control number
(OCoLC)783160162

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