Downs, Jacques M: THE GOLDEN GHETTO. The American Commercial Community at Canton and the Shaping of American Foreign Policy 1784-1844. Hong Kong, 2015. 496 pp. A few colour and b/w illustrations. 23x16 cm. Boards.
A fascinating, detailed and illustrated account of the life and work of the community of American merchants in Canton during the development of the China trade, with reflections on the origins of American 'China policy'. Hong Kong reprint of the 1996 original.
Subjects: Foreigners in
Can be ordered in, as of: 11/11/2017
Was item 323 in printed List 190.
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