Early Sino-American Relations, 1841-1912 focuses on Earl Swisher's pioneering research in early Sino-American relations from 1841 through 1912, analyzing selected aspects of these relations in detail.
1. Early Formulation of China's Foreign Policy 2. Beginnings of Westernization 3. The Most-Favored-Nation Policy 4. The Treaty of Wanghia 5. Extraterritoriality and the Wabash Case 6. The Character of American Trade with China, 1844–1860 7. Attitudes of Chinese Officials Toward the United States, 1841–1861 8. Chinese 'Barbarian Experts' in Early Sino-American Relations 9. Chinese Representation in the United States, 1861–1912