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Chinese and Americans

A Shared History

Xu Guoqi

Foreword by Akira Iriye

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$46.50 • £37.95 • €42.00

ISBN 9780674052536

Publication Date: 10/13/2014


352 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

25 halftones


  • Foreword [Akira Iriye]
  • A Note on the Spelling of Chinese Names
  • Introduction: The Surprising Shared History of Chinese and Americans
  • I. Messengers of the Nineteenth Century
    • 1. Anson Burlingame: China’s First Messenger to the World
    • 2. The Chinese Education Mission: Chinese Schoolboys in Nineteenth-Century America
    • 3. Ge Kunhua: America’s First Chinese Language Teacher
  • II. The Internationalization of China and the United States
    • 4. Frank Goodnow: An American Adviser in China
    • 5. John Dewey: A Yankee Confucius and Cultural Ambassador
  • III. Popular Culture and Sino–American Relations
    • 6. Shared Diplomatic Journey through Sports
  • Conclusion
  • Notes
  • Selected Glossary
  • Selected Bibliography
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index

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