James Bradley

James Bradley is the author of the New York Times bestsellers THE IMPERIAL CRUISE, FLYBOYS, and FLAGS OF OUR FATHERS and the son of one of the men who raised the American flag on Iwo Jima. He lives in New York State.

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by James Bradley - American, Cultural Studies, Culture, History, International Relations, Nonfiction, World History

In each of his books, James Bradley has exposed the hidden truths behind America's engagement in Asia. Now comes his most engrossing work yet. Beginning in the 1850s, Bradley introduces us to the prominent Americans who made their fortunes in the China opium trade. As they --- good Christians all --- profitably addicted millions, American missionaries arrived, promising salvation for those who adopted Western ways.  And that was just the beginning...