The Beautiful Country and the Middle Kingdom

The Beautiful Country and the Middle Kingdom

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A remarkable history of the two-centuries-old relationship between the United States and China, from the Revolutionary War to the present day

From the clipper ships that ventured to Canton hauling cargos of American ginseng to swap Chinese tea, to the US warships facing off against China's growing navy in the South China Sea, from the Yankee missionaries who brought Christianity and education to China, to the Chinese who built the American West, the United States… (more)

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Pomfret has more than adequately told the story of the last quarter-millennium’s acquaintanceship from America’s standpoint.


Book Details  


Publisher: Henry Holt and Co. (November 29, 2016)

Collection: Henry Holt and Co.

Format: EPUB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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