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Behind the Scenes

Nancy E. Davis

in The Chinese Lady: Afong Moy in Early America

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780190645236
eISBN:
9780190937270
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190645236.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century, Cultural History

Chapter 2 traces the Obears’ outbound journey to China on the ship Washington in the fall of 1833. The trade environment, as well as the Chinese restrictions on the presence of Western women in the ... More


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