March 6: Eric Jay Dolin, “When America First Met China”

  • Wednesday, March 6th, 7:00 pm:  Lecture: Eric Jay Dolin, author of “When America First Met China: An Exotic History of Tea, Drugs and Money in the Age of Sail”

An episode in maritime history that few have explored, Eric Jay Dolin discusses how a young, brash naval power encounters an ancient empire in a story of opium smugglers, sea pirates and dueling clipper ships.