Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Other titles||Commercial cultures of early US-China relations|
|Statement||edited by Kendall Johnson|
|Series||Global connections, Global connections (Hong Kong University Press)|
|LC Classifications||HF3128 .N37 2012|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xi, 234 p. :|
|Number of Pages||234|
|ISBN 10||9888083538, 9888083546|
|ISBN 10||9789888083534, 9789888083541|
|LC Control Number||2011449414|
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