Visible Cities: Canton, Nagasaki, and Batavia and the Coming of the Americans
Harvard University Press, 2008 - 133 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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