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JournalISSN: 0030-851X

Pacific Affairs 

University of British Columbia
About: Pacific Affairs is an academic journal published by University of British Columbia. The journal publishes majorly in the area(s): China & Politics. It has an ISSN identifier of 0030-851X. Over the lifetime, 4951 publications have been published receiving 80781 citations.
Topics: China, Politics, Communism, Democracy, Population

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730 citations

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710 citations

TL;DR: In this paper, the authors discuss the social, cultural, economic, and temporal dimensions of trade in the Indian Ocean, and present a model of pre-emporia trade in early Asia.
Abstract: Introduction Part I. General Problems and Historical Events: 1. Trade and civilisation in the Indian Ocean: social, cultural, economic, and temporal dimensions 2. The rise of Islam and the pattern of pre-emporia trade in early Asia 3. The Portuguese seaborne empire in the Indian Ocean 4. The Dutch and English East India companies and the bureaucratic form of trade in Asia 5. Emporia trade and the great port-towns in the Indian Ocean Part II. Structure and la longue duree: 6. The sea and its mastery 7. Ships and shipbuilding in the Indian Ocean 8. The land and its relationship with long-distance trade 9. Commodities and markets 10. Capital and trade in the Indian Ocean: the problem of scale, merchants, money and production 11. Conclusion.

691 citations

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