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The American China trade : "foreign devils to Canton," 1783-1843

Author: Miriam Butts; Patricia Heard
Publisher: [New York] : [Grossman Publishers], [1974?]
Series: Jackdaw (New York, N.Y.), no. A22.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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American participation in trade with China was born of economic necessity but proved a triumph of individualism and courage. Without a national navy to protect their interests, with neither maps nor navigational equipment, the small Yankee vessels voyaged thousands of miles to compete with the long-established European trading companies in the Far East.
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Genre/Form: History
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Miriam Butts; Patricia Heard
ISBN: 0305620959 9780305620950
OCLC Number: 1323862
Notes: Contents brochure, 18 reproductions of documents and prints, and 6 explanatory broadsheets.
Description: 1 portfolio ([25] pieces) : illustrations ; 23 x 35 cm.
Series Title: Jackdaw (New York, N.Y.), no. A22.
Responsibility: compiled by Miriam Butts and Patricia Heard.

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American participation in trade with China was born of economic necessity but proved a triumph of individualism and courage. Without a national navy to protect their interests, with neither maps nor navigational equipment, the small Yankee vessels voyaged thousands of miles to compete with the long-established European trading companies in the Far East.

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