our investigation about the Anglo-American ascendance; we next proceed
by detailing the bitter rivalry between the US and Britain over world markets
during the mid-nineteenth century, that shaped US East Asia policy and
determined how the West interacted with East Asia.
Ascendance P.3: Asia in the New Spatial Order
Ascendance P.4: The China Blockade
Ascendance P.5: The Japan Blockade
Ascendance P.6: Opium War