#388 Clipper Ships, Opium, Trade & Racing - Steven Ujifusa

#388 Clipper Ships, Opium, Trade & Racing - Steven Ujifusa

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America's complicated and often-fraught trade relationship with China is fresh in the headlines, but it’s actually one with historical roots in the pre-Civil War era. Commercial fortunes were made and lost importing Chinese luxury goods such as tea, silk, and porcelain—a business built from the profits of the opium trade. Join me today as I interview author, historian, Steven Ujifusa, Smithsonian Associates.

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