China, America and the Pacific

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Explores the cultural and trading relationships that emerged between America, China and the Pacific region between the 18th and 20th centuries.

This collection also provides coverage of China’s economic dealings with the whole of East Asia and the Pacific. It also offers insights into the early commercial development of New York, Philadelphia, Boston, Salem, Providence and Baltimore, with maritime routes between East and West Coasts detailed and mapped. Other key Pacific trading posts are covered, including Hawai'i, the Philippines, India, Sumatra, Mauritius and Batavia. Early fur traders in Canada and the Pacific Northwest are also well covered. Contents include: manuscript sources, rare printed texts, visual images, newspapers, broadsides, objects and maps.

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Date Coverage

  • 18th and early 20th Century

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