War, Trade and Piracy in the China Seas (1622-1683)

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BRILL, 17 mei 2013 - 390 pagina's
The fall of the Ming allowed Cheng Ch’eng-kung—alias Coxinga—and his sons to create a short-lived but independent seaborne regime in China’s southeastern coastal provinces that competed fiercely, if only briefly, with Spanish, Portuguese, Dutch and English merchants during the early stages of globalization.
 

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INTRODUCTION THE MISSING LINK
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CHAPTER ONE THE TRIBUTARY SYSTEM CHALLENGED
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CHAPTER TWO NICOLAS IQUAN BEFORE 1627
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CHAPTER THREE THE SURVIVAL GAME OF THE MERCENARIES 16281631
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CHAPTER FOUR THE ESTABLISHMENT OF THEANHAI TRADING EMPORIUM 16301633
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CHAPTER FIVE STORMY WEATHER AT THE IMPERIAL COURTAND ON THE SOUTH CHINA COAST 16321633
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CHAPTER SIX THE WINDING WAYS TOWARDS THE WESTERN OCEAN 16311636
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CHAPTER SEVEN THE RISK OF POLITICSAND THE POLITICS OF RISK 16361640
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CHAPTER ELEVEN THE PASSIONS OF A MERCHANT PRINCE 16541657
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CHAPTER TWELVE FROM DEFEAT TO VICTORY 16581662
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CHAPTER THIRTEEN ALL ACKNOWLEDGED BY THE KINGS 16631667
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CHAPTER FOURTEEN MONOPOLY LOST 16691683
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CONCLUSION DEFENSIVE AND AGGRESSIVE MONOPOLIES
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NOTES
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APPENDIX I
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APPENDIX II
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CHAPTER EIGHT IN SEARCH OF SILVERIN A CHANGING WORLD 16401646
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CHAPTER NINE THE OPEN COAST OF THE CHINESE EMPIRE 16461650
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CHAPTER TEN FUKIENESE EXCEPTIONALISM TRANSFORMED INTO A POLITICAL PROJECT 16501654
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BIBLIOGRAPHY
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INDEX
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