The China Collectors

The China Collectors

America's Century-long Hunt for Asian Art Treasures

Book - 2015
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Thanks to Salem sea captains, Gilded Age millionaires, curators on horseback and missionaries gone native, North American museums now possess the greatest collections of Chinese art outside of East Asia itself. How did it happen? The China Collectors is the first full account of a century-long treasure hunt in China from the Opium Wars and the Boxer Rebellion to Mao Zedong's 1949 ascent.
Publisher: New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2015
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9781137279767
1137279761
Characteristics: x, 420 pages : illustrationsm maps ; 25 cm
Additional Contributors: Brysac, Shareen Blair

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Aug 01, 2015

very well researched and different bit of history. I was quite entertained throughout as well as being informed

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