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    Introduction

  1. Xanadu: An Envoy at the Throne of a Monarch

  2. Romantic Domesticity: A Chinese World Invented at Home

  3. Pursuing the China Effect: A Country Described through Marketing

    China in Miniature: Nathan DunnŐs Chinese Museum

    A Floating Ethnology: The Strange Voyage of the Chinese Junk Keying

  4. God's China: The Middle Kingdom of Samuel Wells Williams

  5. The Cultural Fruits of Diplomacy: A Chinese Museum and Panorama

  6. The Ugly Face of China: Bayard Taylor's Travels in Asia

  7. Traditional China and Chinese Yankees: The Centennial Exposition of 1876

  8. Conclusion

  9. Bibliography

 

The Romance of China: Excursions to China in U.S. Culture: 1776-1876