Education About Asia

US, Asia, and the World: 1620–1914

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Americans in Eastern Asia
URL: http://tinyurl.com/3mqdsly
The focus of this book, published in 1922, is on the relations between the United States and Korea, China, and Japan in the nineteenth century. The author relies greatly on Consular correspondence, but also refers to books and articles written in the last half of the nineteenth century.

Trading Places
URL: http://www.bl.uk/learning/histcitizen/trading/tradingplaces.html
This is part of the British Library’s Learning Series. It explores the history of the East India Company, principally in India, but also trading with China and markets in Java and Sumatra. There is a timeline of the company’s history beginning in 1600, the year the company was founded, and ending in 1833, when its trading days ended.