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LECTURE::Tea, Sympathy and Opium

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LECTURE::Tea, Sympathy and Opium

Time: January 25, 2012 from 7pm to 8:30pm
Location: 114 Whitney Avenue New Haven, CT
Event Type: lecture
Organized By: Michelle Cheng
Latest Activity: Jan 3, 2012

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On Wednesday, January 25, 2012 at 7 PM, Professor Ron Heiferman of Quinnipiac University will present “Tea, Sympathy, and Opium: Russell and Company in China,” a talk about Russell and Company, the largest American trading company in China for much of the 19th century and founded by Samuel Wadsworth Russell of Middletown, Connecticut. Professor Heiferman is an Associate Fellow at Berkeley College at Yale University, and has authored or co-authored more than a dozen books and essays. His new book, Franklin Delano Roosevelt and China, will be published in 2013. Refreshments will be served. The talk is free and open to the public.

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