According to the press release I received, this latest release "is a fascinating look at the origins of this long and complicated trade relationship (and helps illuminate today's China and the current economic, political, and cultural relationships between the two countries). It's also a story filled with lots of rather interesting characters."
A light reception and book-signing will follow the presentation.
The Mariners' Museum - Main Lobby
100 Museum Drive, Newport News
Thursday, January 24, 7 to 9 p.m.
None. It's free and open to the public.