VADIC1 - NEW BOOK
van Dyke, Paul A. & Mok, Maria Kar-wing: IMAGES OF THE CANTON FACTORIES 1760-1822. Reading History in Art. Hong Kong, 2015. xxii, 125 pp. text plus 40 pp. colour plates. B/w text illus. 26x26 cm. Boards.
A detailed and well-illustrated study on the factory buildings in Canton a the peak of their activity, run by Chinese and western companies, and which were a prime influence in spreading Chinese goods and knowledge about China across the world. Very interesting illustrations and much useful and fascinating information. A welcome contribution.
Subjects: Foreigners in Trade
Available, as of: 13/02/2017
Was item 72 in printed List 187.
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