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Shallow Waters, Rising Tide

Shipping and Trade in Java Around 1775

Shallow Waters, Rising Tide( )
Author: Knaap, Gerrit J.
Series title:Verhandelingen Van Het Koninklijk Instituut Voor Taal-, Land- en Volkenkunde Ser.
ISBN:978-90-6718-102-0
Publication Date:Jan 1996
Publisher:BRILL
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $32.00
Book Description:

In the historiography of Southeast Asia of the early modern period maritime trade has always been an important topic. A good opportunity for learning more about early modern shipping and trade is by making use of the few surviving harbourmasters' registrations of private traffic in fifteen major ports in Java around the year 1775. In this book these records, registering more than 20,000 ship movements, are analysed and interpreted in their broader context. The traffic in the shallow...
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Book Details
Pages:265
Detailed Subjects: History / Asia / Southeast Asia
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.25 x 9.25 Inches
Book Weight:0.957 Pounds



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