A  historical maritime silk routes linking India to China, premodern East and Southeast Asia can be viewed as a global region in the making over a long period. Intense Asian commerce in spices, silks, and ceramics placed the region in the forefront of global economic history prior to the age of imperialism. Alongside the correlated silver trade among Japanese, Europeans, Muslims, and others, China’s age-old tributary trade networks pr ovided the essential stability and continuity enabling a brilliant age of commerce.


Language: English 

Hardback: 444 pages

ISBN: 978-988-8083-34-3

Size:  15.5 X 23cm


ISBN: 978-988-8083-34-3

Size: 15.2 X 22.8cm


History Without Borders The Making of an Asian World Region, 1000–1800

SKU: BH0640.95
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