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Water Frontier: Commerce and the Chinese in the Lower Mekong Region, 1750-1880

edited by Nola Cooke and Li Tana
Format
Book
Published
Singapore : Singapore University Press ; Lanham, MD : Rowman & Littlefield, c2004.
Language
English
Series
World Social Change
ISBN
0742530825 (cloth : alk. paper), 0742530833 (pbk. : alk. paper), 9971693100 (cloth), 9971693119 (pbk.)
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Table of contents
Contents
  • The water frontier : an introduction / Li Tana
  • Pt. 1. Permeable frontiers : Chinese trade and traders in the region
  • Chinese trade and Southeast Asian economic expansion in the later eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries : an overview / Anthony Reid
  • Eighteenth-century Chinese pioneers on the water frontier of Indochina / Yumio Sakurai
  • The junk trade between South China and Nguyen Vietnam in the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries / James Cong Chin
  • Pt. 2. Commercial eddies and flows
  • The late-eighteenth- and early-nineteenth-century Mekong Delta in the regional trade system / Li Tana
  • The Nguyen Dynasty's policy toward Chinese on the water frontier in the first half of the nineteenth century / Choi Byung Wook
  • Siam and the contest for control of the trans-Mekong trading networks from the late eighteenth to the mid-nineteenth centuries / Puangthong Rungswasdisab
  • Ships and shipbuilding in the Mekong Delta, c.1750-1840 / Li Tana
  • Pt. 3. Beyond the water frontier
  • Water world : Chinese and Vietnamese on the riverine water frontier, from Ca Mau to Tonle Sap (c. 1850-1884) / Nola Cooke
  • The internationalization of Chinese revenue farming networks / Carl A. Trocki
  • Appendix A. A "coastal route" from the lower Mekong Delta to Terengganu / Geoff Wade.
Description
xiii, 202 p. : maps ; 23 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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