This article summarizes background changes that shaped interactions in the Pacific and Indian oceans before and during the age of steam; early modern China as an importer of exotic goods and exporter of skillful entrepreneurs; and early European naval competition, exploration, and settlement.
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A Very Long Early Modern? Asia and Its Oceans, 1000–1850
Pacific Historical Review (2014) 83 (2): 189–203.
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John E. Wills; A Very Long Early Modern? Asia and Its Oceans, 1000–1850. Pacific Historical Review 1 May 2014; 83 (2): 189–203. doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/phr.2014.83.2.189
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