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Gifts from the Celestial Kingdom: A Shipwrecked Cargo for Gold Rush California
In a prior volume—The Voyage of the "Frolic": New England Merchants and the Opium Trade (Stanford, 1997)—historical archaeologist Thomas N. Laytontold the story of his excavation of an ancient Pomo Indian village site in Northern California, where, to his surprise, he recovered Chinese porcelain potsherds. Tracing those sherds to a beach on the rugged Mendocino coast, he t ...more
Paperback, 272 pages
Published April 3rd 2002 by Stanford University Press
(first published April 2002)
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