Thursday, October 11th: When America First Met China: An Exotic History of Tea, Drugs, and Money in the Age of Sail

When America First Met China: An Exotic History of Tea, Drugs, and Money in the Age of Sail
Tenement Museum (108 Orchard St., Manhattan)
6:30pm
Free, RSVP requested

Eric Jay Dolin provides insights into everything from pirates, the world-changing impact of the silk trade, the British-Chinese Opium War of the 1840s and the fearlessness (and naïveté) of the early missionaries to tales of adventure on the high seas.

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