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Visible Cities : Canton, Nagasaki, and Batavia and the Coming of the Americans

Author: Leonard BLUSSE; Leonard Blussé
Publisher: Cambridge, MA : Harvard University Press, [2009] ©2008
Series: Edwin O. Reischauer Lectures.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The eighteenth century witnessed the rise of the China market and the changes that resulted in global consumption patterns, from opium smoking to tea drinking. In a valuable transnational perspective, Blussé chronicles the economic and cultural transformations in East Asia through three key cities-Canton, Nagasaki, and Batavia.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Material Type: Document, Government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Leonard BLUSSE; Leonard Blussé
ISBN: 0674028430 9780674028432
OCLC Number: 1241931874
Language Note: English.
Notes: "The Edwin O. Reischauer lectures, 2006"--P. [i].
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 133 p. :) ill., maps.
Contents: Frontmatter --
Contents --
Preface --
1 Three Windows of Opportunity --
2 Managing Trade across Cultures --
3 Bridging the Divide --
Notes --
Bibliography --
Index
Series Title: Edwin O. Reischauer Lectures.
Responsibility: Leonard BLUSSE, Leonard Blussé.

Abstract:

The eighteenth century witnessed the rise of the China market and the changes that resulted in global consumption patterns, from opium smoking to tea drinking. In a valuable transnational perspective, Blussé chronicles the economic and cultural transformations in East Asia through three key cities-Canton, Nagasaki, and Batavia.

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