The Oldest and the Newest Empire: China and the United States

SPEER, William D.D.
Hartford: S.S. Scranton & Co, 1870. Illustrated.
Thick octavo, rebound in red fabricoid. Fine.

A former missionary in China and to the Chinese in California, at time of publication Speer was corresponding secretary of the Presbyterian Board of Education. ""One of the major contributions to the understanding of the Chinese in California and the various problems concerning their immigration . . ."" Hansen & Heintz p. 120. ""A great deal of this book is devoted to the Chinese in California. Several plates depict scenes in Chinatown, San Francisco"" - - Cowan p. 604. Also includes a brief history of China and a discussion of its culture.

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