History without borders : the making of an Asian world region (1000-1800) (eBook, 2011) [WorldCat.org]
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History without borders : the making of an Asian world region (1000-1800)

Author: Geoffrey C Gunn
Publisher: Hong Kong : Hong Kong University Press, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : [Rev ed.]View all editions and formats
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Astride the historical maritime silk routes linking India to China, as this book develops, East-Southeast Asia can also be viewed as a global region-in-the-making over a long-time. This book situates itself within a new genre of writing on zones between nations, especially prior to the emergence of the modern nation-state.
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Geoffrey C Gunn
OCLC Number: 847230728
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Tables and Figures; Preface; Acknowledgments; Plates 1-20; Introduction; 1. Southeast Asia Between India and China; 2. Rise and Fall of the Southeast Asian "Charter" Kingdoms; 3. Islamic Courts and Maritime Trading Ports; 4. The Tribute Trade System and Chinese Diasporas; 5. Commerce, Currencies, and Commodities; 6. The Iberian Maritime Networks; 7. Hegemonic Sequence: Enter the Dutch and English Trading Companies; 8. Nihon-Machi: Japanese Diasporic Communities of Southeast Asia; 9. The Intra-Asian Bullion Trade Economy Networks 10. East-Southeast Asia in the Global Ceramic Trade Networks11. Knowledge Transfers: A Regional Technology Complex?; Conclusion; References; Further Reading; Index
Other Titles: Making of an Asian world region (1000-1800)
Responsibility: Geoffrey C. Gunn.

Abstract:

Astride the historical maritime silk routes linking India to China, as this book develops, East-Southeast Asia can also be viewed as a global region-in-the-making over a long-time. This book situates itself within a new genre of writing on zones between nations, especially prior to the emergence of the modern nation-state.

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