An American Pioneer of Chinese Studies in Cross-Cultural Perspective

An American Pioneer of Chinese Studies in Cross-Cultural Perspective

This book reconstructs Benjamin Bowen Carter’s (1771–1831) experience learning Chinese in Canton, describes his interactions with European sinologists, traces his attempts to promote Chinese studies to his compatriots, and forces a rewriting of the earliest years of US-China relations.


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