Friday, June 15, 2007

056. American China Traders

In this website one can find the information The House of Perkins 1 : J & T.H. Perkins, The House of Perkins 2 and the Cushing and Sturgis branches. Those were wealthy Americans who accumulated their fortune from China Trade

The success of the Empress of China stimulated a group of New York and Albany businessmen to consider their own venture to Canton, employing an 85-ton sloop appropriately named the Experiment.

Tuesday, June 5, 2007

053. Dr. Wang's Published Papers on Benjamin Franklin

01.Exploring Benjamin Franklin's Moral Life, published in Franklin Gazette, Volume 17, No. 1, Spring 2007

02.Benjamin Franklin and China: A Survey of Benjamin Franklin's Efforts at Drawing Positive Elements from Chinese Civilization during the Formative Age of the United States, published in the official website for 300th anniversary of Benjamin Franklin

Saturday, June 2, 2007

052. Ginseng and U.S. China Relations

Huaren E-Magazine carries Dr. Wang's Article, Chinese Civilization and its Influence in the West-Part 1: Ginseng Opened the Door of China. This is the first paper of Dr. Wang's series of the United States and Chinese Civilization. The paper discussing how Ginseng helped the United States with its effort to enter the international trade. (Huaren E-Magazine From the Chinese Community For the Global Chinese and Non-Chinese Communities, May 2007 Issue)

051. Some Useful Websites for China Studies

In order to save your time I put some good websites for you. UCLA East Asian Library
The History of China from The World-Wide Web Virtual Library. Internet East Asian Resources
History of China: General Sources
Those websites will provide you various materials and researching results.