Eric Jay Dolin

Eric Jay Dolin appears in the following:

When America First Met China

Friday, October 12, 2012

Eric Jay Dolin traces the United States’ fraught relationship with China back to its roots in the 19th-century. In When America First Met China: An Exotic History of Tea, Drugs, and Money in the Age of Sail, Dolin tells an epic tale of opium smugglers, sea pirates, and dueling clipper ships.

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The History of Whaling in America

Monday, October 29, 2007

Eric Jay Dolin's Leviathan is an epic history of the American whaling industry, once a hugely significant part of our national economy, tracing the trade from its peak in the mid-18th century through its decline in the 1870s.

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