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The Voyage of the ‘Frolic: New England Merchants and the Opium Trade
In the late summer of 1984, the author and a group of his archaeology students excavated fragments of Chinese porcelain at the site of a Pomo Indian village a hundred miles north of San Francisco. How did these ceramics, which were more than a hundred years old, find their way to this remote area? And what could one make of local legend that told of Pomo women wearing Chin ...more
Paperback, 264 pages
Published August 1st 1999 by Stanford University Press
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