Yankee ships in China seas : adventures of pioneer Americans in the troubled Far East / by Daniel Henderson.


New York : Hastings House, c1946.

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Subjects China Sea.
Merchant marine -- United States -- History.
United States -- History, Naval -- To 1900.
Description xiv, 274 p. : ill., ports. ; 23 cm.
Notes Includes bibliographical references (p. 262-266) and index.
Also issued online.
Contents bk. 1. China ho!: ch. 1. A soldier of the revolution takes to the sea -- ch. 2. Curious business at the Port of Canton -- ch. 3. A valiant single-sticker comes in second -- ch. 4. Mr. Derby of Salem answers a far call -- ch. 5. Major Shaw among ladies of the East Indies -- ch. 6. Victim of ambition -- ch. 7. Salem sniffs pepper -- ch. 8. Amazing Oriental ventures of John Jacob Astor -- ch. 9. Captain Cleveland braves mutiny and massacre -- ch. 10. Amasa Delano sees a commodore go native -- ch. 11. Our women went too -- ch. 12. Whales, sea snails, and mortal mermaids -- ch. 13. Once in a while, a warship -- ch. 14. Gantlet of pirates -- ch. 15. Adventures of the cross -- ch. 16. How opium came to China -- ch. 17. White sails and dark cargoes -- ch. 18. American business men in the opium trade -- ch. 19. Those racing clouds, the tea clippers -- ch. 20. Coolie cargoes -- ch. 21. Yankee side-wheelers churning the Yangtze -- bk. 2. The ship of state in the Far East: ch. 22. Caleb Cushing: pioneer of the open door -- ch. 23. Humphrey Marshall and the Chinese pretender -- ch. 24. Dr. Peter Parker: a good physician in a diplomatic pickle -- ch. 25. Commodore Perry: prophetic imperialist -- ch. 26. Anson Burlingame brings China to the world -- ch. 27. Secretary Seward visits a Mandarin of vision -- ch. 28. An Annapolis sword for Li Hung-chang -- ch. 29. The air clipper carries on -- ch. 30. American armada.
Geographic Area China
United States
Network Numbers (OCoLC)ocm00814331
(OCoLC)814331
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