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Distant Islands: Travels Across Indonesia

Charles Corn - Indonesia - 1991 - 276 pages
Recounts the author's travels through the different islands of Indonesia and shares his observations on how both the persistance of the past and contact with the modern world ...
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Pepper: A History of the World's Most Influential Spice

Marjorie Shaffer - History - 2013 - 320 pages
Filled with anecdotes and fascinating information, "a spicy read indeed." (Mark Pendergrast, author of Uncommon Grounds: The History of Coffee and How it Transformed the World ...
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The Survival of Empire: Portuguese Trade and Society in China and the South ...

G. B. Souza - History - 2004 - 304 pages
In this original study of the Portuguese Empire in the East, the Estado da India, George Souza looks in detail at the activities of Macao. His aim is to enquire into the nature ...
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Japanese Travellers in Sixteenth-Century Europe: A Dialogue Concerning the ...

Derek Massarella - History - 2013 - 504 pages
In 1582 Alessandro Valignano, the Visitor to the Jesuit mission in the East Indies, sent four Japanese boys to Europe. Until the arrival of the embassy in Europe, the Euro ...
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Conflict and Conversion: Catholicism in Southeast Asia, 1500-1700

Tara Alberts - History - 2013 - 242 pages
Conflict and Conversion explores how Catholic missionaries, merchants, and adventurers brought their faith to the strategically and commercially crucial region of Southeast ...
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Intercultural Exchange in Southeast Asia: History and Society in the Early ...

Tara Alberts, D. R. M. Irving - History - 2013 - 304 pages
At the dawn of European colonialism, the Southeast Asian region encompassed some of the most diverse and influential cultures in early modern history. The circulation of people ...
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Charting the Shape of Early Modern Southeast Asia

Anthony Reid - History - 2000 - 296 pages
In this volume, Anthony Reid positions Southeast Asia on the stage of world history. He argues that the region not only had a historical character of its own, but that it ...
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Siam & the West, 1500-1700

Dirk Van der Cruysse - History - 2002 - 591 pages
Ambassadors from Versailles in wigs and lace mounted on elephants crossing rice fields... Siamese mandarins prostrate before the throne of Louis XIV... a Greek adventurer... a ...
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A History of Early Modern Southeast Asia, 1400-1830

Barbara Watson Andaya, Leonard Y. Andaya - History - 2015 - 376 pages
Written by two expert and highly esteemed authors, this is the much-anticipated textbook on the early modern history of Southeast Asia.
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Siamese White

Maurice Collis - History - 2016 - 316 pages
Foremost among the biographies that Maurice Collis wrote during his wide-ranging literary career is Siamese White - an account of the career of Samuel White of Bath who, during ...
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