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

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Harvard University Press, 30. jun. 2009 - 148 sider
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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Innhold

1 ThreeWindows of Opportunity
1
2 Managing Trade across Cultures
32
3 Bridging the Divide
67
Notes
103

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