The New Middle Kingdom

Cover -- Half Title -- Title -- Copyright -- Contents -- Acknowledgments -- PROLOGUE -- INTRODUCTION -- CHAPTER ONE: Characterizing the American China Trader: The Global Geography of Opium Traffic in Josiah Quincy's The Journals of Major Samuel Shaw (1847) -- CHAPTER TWO: Captain Amasa Delano, China Trader: Slavery, Sealskins, and Herman Melville's Dollar Signs of the Canton Trade -- CHAPTER THREE: The Troubled Romance in Harriett Low's Picturesque Macao: Transnational Family Fortunes and the Rise of Russell & Company -- CHAPTER FOUR: The Sacred Fount of the ABCFM: Free Press, Free Trade, and Extraterritorial Printing in China -- CHAPTER FIVE: Caleb Cushing's Print Trail of Legal Extraterritoriality: A Confederated Christendom of Commerce, from the Far East to the Far West -- CHAPTER SIX: Extraterritorial Burial and the Visual Aesthetics of Free-Trade Imperialism in Commodore Matthew Perry's Narrative of the Expedition of an American Squadron to the China Seas and Japan (1856) -- CHAPTER SEVEN: Passages to India from the Newly United States: Revising The Middle Kingdom (1883) -- Notes -- Bibliography -- Index -- A -- B -- C -- D -- E -- F -- G -- H -- I -- J -- K -- L -- M -- N -- O -- P -- Q -- R -- S -- T -- U -- V -- W -- X -- Y -- Z

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Publisher JHU Press
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ISBN 1421422514
Pages 371 pages
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