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Merchants of War and Peace: British Knowledge of China in the Making of the Opium War

Song-Chuan Chen

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9789888390564
eISBN:
9789888390274
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888390564.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This book challenges conventional arguments that the major driving forces of the First Opium War were the infamous opium smuggling trade, the defence of British national honour, and cultural ... More


Recipes Beyond the Household

Elaine Leong

in Recipes and Everyday Knowledge: Medicine, Science, and the Household in Early Modern England

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780226583495
eISBN:
9780226583525
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226583525.003.0008
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This concluding chapter argues that recipes and recipe knowledge were framed by the complex concerns of everyday life. The household as a site for making recipe knowledge had far-reaching ... More


Experiential Caribbean: Creating Knowledge and Healing in the Early Modern Atlantic

Pablo F. Gómez

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781469630878
eISBN:
9781469630892
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469630878.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This book examines the strategies that Caribbean people used to create authoritative knowledge about the natural world, and particularly the body, during the long seventeenth century. It reveals a ... More


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