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Frank, Caroline
Objectifying China, imagining America : Chinese commodities in early America / Caroline Frank
Alternate Title Chinese commodities in early America
Chicago : University of Chicago Press, c2011
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 3rd Floor  E183.8.C6 F73 2011    AVAILABLE
Subject United States -- Relations -- China
United States -- Commerce -- China
China -- Relations -- United States
China -- Commerce -- United States
Physical Description xiii, 257 p. : ill., map ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 209-252) and index
Contents Beyond the Atlantic in Anglo-America -- The first American China trade -- American mariners in the Indian Ocean, 1690-1700 -- Imagining China at home -- Architectural Japanning in early Newport -- Islands of illicit refinement -- Bohia and Chaney for the northern plantations -- The oriental aesthetic in old Yankee households -- China in northern colonial homes -- Manly tea parties -- The idea of China in Boston's rebellion -- Epilogue: an East Indies trade for North America

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