9789814311779-9814311774-Offshore Asia: Maritime Interactions in Eastern Asia Before Steamships

Offshore Asia: Maritime Interactions in Eastern Asia Before Steamships

ISBN-13: 9789814311779
ISBN-10: 9814311774
Publication date: 2013
Publisher: ISEAS-Yusof Ishak Institute
Format: Paperback 360 pages
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ISBN-13: 9789814311779
ISBN-10: 9814311774
Publication date: 2013
Publisher: ISEAS-Yusof Ishak Institute
Format: Paperback 360 pages

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This exemplary work of international collaboration takes a comparative approach to the histories of Northeast and Southeast Asia, with contributions from scholars from Japan, Korea and the Englishspeaking academic world. The new scholarship represented by this volume demonstrates that the vast and growing commercial interactions between the countries of eastern Asia have long historical roots. The so-called "opening" to Western trade in the mid-nineteenth century, which is typically seen as the beginning of this process, is shown to be rather the reversal of a relatively temporary phase of state consolidation in the long eighteenth century.

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