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Author Haddad, John Rogers.
Title America's first adventure in China [electronic resource] : trade, treaties, opium, and salvation / John R. Haddad.
Publication Info. Philadelphia : Temple University Press, 2013.
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 Libraries Electronic Books  ELECTRONIC BOOKS-DDA    AVAIL. ONLINE
Description 1 online resource.
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents First contact : the voyage of the empress of China -- System men : the rise of Perkins & Co. -- All for a cup of tea : finding goods for the Canton market -- Beachhead of God : the first wave of missionaries -- Rising on smoke : opium and identity in Canton -- Formal ties : the Caleb Cushing mission -- Centrifugal force : the spread of people, goods, capital, and ideas -- Heavenly war : Americans and the Taiping rebellion -- Cooperation : Burlingame and the reinvention of Sino-western relations.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Perth, W.A. Available via World Wide Web.
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Subject United States -- Relations -- China.
China -- Relations -- United States.
United States -- Commerce -- China -- History -- 18th century.
China -- Commerce -- United States -- History -- 18th century.
United States -- Commerce -- China -- History -- 19th century.
China -- Commerce -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
Opium trade -- China -- History -- 19th century.
Missions, American -- China -- History -- 19th century.
China -- History -- Opium War, 1840-1842.
China -- History -- Taiping Rebellion, 1850-1864.
Added Author Ebooks Corporation
Related To Original 9781439906897 1439906890 (DLC) 2012040901
ISBN 9781439906910 (electronic bk.)
1439906912 (electronic bk.)
9781439906897 (cloth : alk. paper)
1439906890 (cloth : alk. paper)
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