1st Edition

Merchant Communities in Asia, 1600–1980



ISBN 9781848934863
Published December 1, 2014 by Routledge
272 Pages

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Book Description

This book is the first to use local primary sources to explore the interaction between foreign and native merchants in Asian countries. Contributors discuss the different economic, political and cultural conditions that gave rise to a variety of merchant communities in Korea, China, Japan, Taiwan, the Philippines, Singapore and India.