Eric Jay Dolin http://publicradiotulsa.org en "When America First Met China" http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/when-america-first-met-china <p>On this edition of ST, we speak by phone with Eric Jay Dolin, the bestselling author and award-winning popular historian whose previous books include "Fur, Fortune, and Empire: The Epic History of the Fur Trade in America" and "Leviathan: The History of Whaling in America." Dolin's new book, which he discusses with us today, is "When America First Met China: An Exotic History of Tea, Drugs, and Money in the Age of Sail." On this Election Day, after so much stump-speech rhetoric concerning (among several other topics) "getting tough on China," we are taking the long view, so to speak, on thi Tue, 06 Nov 2012 20:14:21 +0000 Rich Fisher 29078 at http://publicradiotulsa.org "When America First Met China"