Paul Van Dyke, Sun Yat-Sen University, Guangzhou
December 5, 2013, 5:30 PM
John Carter Brown Library
From the moment they arrived, opportunities for American investors in Canton went far beyond trade. They constructed factories, operated inns, and ran taverns. Such inter-connective enterprises gave Canton a foreign look while increasing the craze for things Chinese within America and boosting international commerce.
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(Distributed November 19, 2013)