Caleb Cushing and the Treaty of Wanghia, 1844

  title={Caleb Cushing and the Treaty of Wanghia, 1844},
  author={Ping-chia Kuo},
  journal={The Journal of Modern History},
  pages={34 - 54}
  • Ping-chia Kuo
  • Published 1 March 1933
  • Sociology
  • The Journal of Modern History
A LTHOUGH much has been written on the mission of Caleb Cushing to China in 1843 and the conclusion of the Treaty of Wanghia in the following year, yet the students of Sino-Anmerican diplomacy have generally failed to give an adequate account of the circumstances of the negotiation.' The recent publication of Ch'ou pau yi wiu shih no [The beginning and end of the management of barbarian affairs]2 brings to light many importanit materials with which, and the data already available, we are now… 
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