Asian Trade and European Influence: In the Indonesian by M. A. P. Meilink-Roelofsz

By M. A. P. Meilink-Roelofsz

Now that this examine is finished and that i desire to make due acknowledg­ ment to all those that have in any measure contributed in the direction of its awareness, my suggestions flip within the first position to the single to whom this publication is devoted. it's a nice grief to me that he who took such an severe curiosity in my paintings has no longer lived to work out its end. It used to be he who at the start suggested me to enterprise upon this process examine and whose encouragement helped me in moments of de­ spondency. The excessive average which, along with his prepared and demanding judgment, he set for his personal paintings, was once an instance to me, and that i shall try to keep up it in my destiny stories. not just did he aid me to put the basis of my wisdom of archive technology, yet he was once additionally my consultant in a box new to me in lots of respects, that of Asian maritime alternate. His large wisdom of medieval eu alternate within the Baltic zone led me to check and distinction the 2 worlds of East and West and therefore helped me to procure a deeper perception into the variations and similarities among a number of the difficulties concerned. i'm significantly indebted to Prof. Dr. J. M. Romein, who has the growth of my reports with nice curiosity some of these years, and on whose aid and aid, occasionally in very tricky conditions, i've got constantly been capable of rely.

Show description

Read or Download Asian Trade and European Influence: In the Indonesian Archipelago between 1500 and about 1630 PDF

Similar gardening & landscape design books

Normed Algebras

Ebook and to the writer NOORDHOFF who made attainable the looks of the second one variation and enabled the writer to introduce the above-mentioned modifi­ cations and additions. Moscow M. A. NAIMARK August 1963 FOREWORD TO the second one SOVIET variation during this moment version the preliminary textual content has been labored once more and greater, yes parts were thoroughly rewritten; particularly, bankruptcy VIII has been rewritten in a extra available shape.

The Social Construction of Science: A Comparative Study of Goal Direction, Research Evolution and Legitimation

This publication matters the institutionalisation of the actual sciences. The ebook breaks with the verified culture within the historical past, philosophy and sociology of sciences through trying to catch either the cognitive and social dimensions of institutionalisation in a single unified research. This unifica­ tion has been completed via a therapy of study as aim directed social motion - a subject which has been constructed either theoretically and empirically.

Edible Perennial Gardening: Growing Successful Polycultures in Small Spaces

Do you dream of a low-maintenance perennial backyard that's complete to the brim of perennial greens that you just don’t need to maintain replanting, yet have just a small area? do you need a backyard that doesn’t take a lot of a while and that wishes little awareness to manage the pests and illnesses that consume your vegetation?

Simple Steps to Success Orchids

Uncomplicated Steps to good fortune: Orchids utilizing a mix of bite-sized, simply available details, and encouraging images of conceivable results,the uncomplicated Steps sequence promotes gardening as a true excitement instead of a back-breaking chore. No different staff within the plant country can fit the outstanding range stumbled on in the orchid family members.

Extra resources for Asian Trade and European Influence: In the Indonesian Archipelago between 1500 and about 1630

Example text

L02 Relations of very long standing also existed between China and Java, as the many archeological finds of Chinese earthenware 103 and coins indicate. Javanese Inissions visited the Imperial Court with the tribute which China claimed from the southern "barbarians",104 and Chinese merchants and colonists went to Indonesia from China in search of pepper and valuable kinds of wood. A punitive expedition which China undertook against east Java at the end of the 13th century had not affected commercial relations.

The requirements of the foreign merchants were met by looking after the port 20 and by building warehouses which, because of the danger of fire, were frequently underground cellars. 21 The streets were wide, but in this town with its predominantly wooden houses and thatched roofs - only the better-class houses had tiled roofs - the danger of fire was ever present. Fixed customs duties, fixed weights and measures, and coinage, all served the same purpose - the furtherance of the economic activity of the port.

7 According to Pires, some of the Celates became the nobles of the new state. s 28 RISE OF MALACCA Pires' account of the piracy engaged in by the Celates agrees with a report in Chinese sources about a mysterious watering place for passing ships, which was also a market, on one of the five islands southeast of the mouth of the Malacca river, a pirate stronghold which was just starting to conduct trade on a legitimate basis. At a later stage the trading activities must have been transferred from the islands to the mainland.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.48 of 5 – based on 22 votes