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Elusive Pirates, Pervasive Smugglers free pdf This book examines the extent, diffusion, and characteristics of piracy and smuggling in the Greater China Seas over the past six centuries. The chapters in this book argue that violence and clandestine trade played significant roles in the development of modern Asian societies.

About Robert J. Antony

Robert Antony teaches modern East Asian and comparative history at the University of Macau. His research focuses on maritime history as well as the history of crime and society in modern China. In addition to many articles on piracy in Asian and world history, he has published two other books on pirates, Like Froth Floating on the Sea: The World of Pirates and Seafarers in Late Imperial South China (2003) and Pirates in the Age of Sail (2007). He is currently preparing a new book on pirates and society in South China from 1837 to 1937.

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Author : Robert J. Antony
Publisher : Hong Kong University Press
Data Published : 01 June 2010
ISBN : 9888028111
EAN : 9789888028115
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 220 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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