Pacific Centuries

Pacific Centuries

Pacific and Pacific Rim History Since the Sixteenth Century

eBook - 1999
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Starting with the 16th century trade of Latin American silver and Chinese silk, leading researchers trace the economic, environmental and social history of the Pacific region. Chapters examine the trade of diverse commodities within the Pacific and analyse the ecological and social impacts of this increasing economic activity. The strong Chinese marketplace emerges as crucial to early Pacific development, and is compared with Japan's central role in the region's modern economy.

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Starting with the 16th century trade of Latin American silver for Chinese silk, ten researchers trace the economic, environmental and social history of the Pacific region. They examine the trade of diverse commodities within the Pacific and analyze the ecological and social impacts of this increasing economic activity. The strong Chinese marketplace emerges as crucial to early Pacific development and is compared with Japan's central role in the region's modern economy. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 1999
ISBN: 9781134669035
1134669038
9780203445662
020344566X
0415184312
9780415184311
Characteristics: 1 online resource (x, 261 pages) : illustrations

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