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Table Of Contents


List of Illustrations

Pt. 1: A Culture of Distinction

1 Porcelain, Tea, and Revolution
2 What Does China Want?
3 The Port's Rise

Pt. 2: Port Exchanges

4 A Pioneer Settlement
5 "Edifying Curiosities"
6 Self-Possessed Men
7 Stereotypes and Realities

Pt. 3: The "Chinese Question"

8 "The Alarm"
9 Visualizing "Ah Sin"
10 Building Community
11 Descent to Darkness
12 Appo's Demise

Epilogue: The "American Century"
Selected Bibliography