Reviews

Reviews REVIEWS Jean AUBIN & Denys LOMBARD (eds.), Marchands et hommes d'affaires asiatiques dans l'Océan Indien et la Mer de Chine, 13e-20e siècles. - Paris: Editions de l'Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales (Ports, routes, trafics, No. 29), 1988, 375 p. (260 FFr) The book under review forms the proceedings of a conference held at the Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales in 1985. The general theme chosen for the debate, as indicated by its title, is that of Asian merchants and businessmen. The area encompassed is broad enough, from East Africa to Japan, across the Indian Ocean and the South China Sea. Maritime trade naturally forms the focus of the papers (with two very brief incursions into the Asian hinterland, in northern India and in Yunnan). The period covered, from the 13th to the 20th century AD, is also vast. International as well as inter-regional trade has been (and at times remains) a major activity of most states bordering Asian seas, when it was not their sole economic concern (viz. Melaka). The subject covered is therefore one of exceptional relevance for Asian history. All this being considered, the routine caveat must be proffered: space restrictions and http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Journal of the Economic and Social History of the Orient Brill

Reviews

Journal of the Economic and Social History of the Orient, Volume 35 (3): 291 – Jan 1, 1992

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Brill
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© 1992 Koninklijke Brill NV, Leiden, The Netherlands
ISSN
0022-4995
eISSN
1568-5209
D.O.I.
10.1163/156852092X00165
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REVIEWS Jean AUBIN & Denys LOMBARD (eds.), Marchands et hommes d'affaires asiatiques dans l'Océan Indien et la Mer de Chine, 13e-20e siècles. - Paris: Editions de l'Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales (Ports, routes, trafics, No. 29), 1988, 375 p. (260 FFr) The book under review forms the proceedings of a conference held at the Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales in 1985. The general theme chosen for the debate, as indicated by its title, is that of Asian merchants and businessmen. The area encompassed is broad enough, from East Africa to Japan, across the Indian Ocean and the South China Sea. Maritime trade naturally forms the focus of the papers (with two very brief incursions into the Asian hinterland, in northern India and in Yunnan). The period covered, from the 13th to the 20th century AD, is also vast. International as well as inter-regional trade has been (and at times remains) a major activity of most states bordering Asian seas, when it was not their sole economic concern (viz. Melaka). The subject covered is therefore one of exceptional relevance for Asian history. All this being considered, the routine caveat must be proffered: space restrictions and

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Published: Jan 1, 1992

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