By L. M. Cullen

ISBN-10: 0521529182

ISBN-13: 9780521529181

Supplying a particular evaluate of the pressures accountable for the emergence of recent Japan, Louis Cullen rejects the conventional limitations of eastern historiography and combines monetary, social, and political ways to create a robust research. Cullen stories the japanese event of growth, social transition, commercial progress, fiscal trouble and struggle, to provide an island state that could be a starting to be business energy with little conception of its around the world context.

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What was in essence an exchange of goods as prized as silk for a precious metal, emphasises the exceptional nature of the region’s foreign trade, and how it should not be readily assimilated to concepts derived from bulk trades in low-value goods elsewhere. 4 5 For an estimate of 44,500 quintals (approx. 36,000 piculs) for the end of the eighteenth century, see G. 202. G. B. 53. Japan and its Chinese and European worlds, 1582–1689 23 The number of sailings in the various divisions of foreign trade in east Asia could be counted in dozens rather than in hundreds (though individual vessels were quite large, up to 1,000 tons for the trade from Siam).

The Japanese invasions of Korea in the 1590s are a major event in Japanese history, standing between the preceding isolation and, immediately afterwards, the resumption of relative seclusion. A huge Japanese invading force landed near Pusan in 1592 and, fanning out in eight columns, reached Seoul quickly. Eventually, driven back, it continued to hold the region around Pusan, which became the bridgehead for another thrust by an almost equally large army in 1596. The Japanese armies usually prevailed on land; the weakness on both occasions was Japan’s poor resources at sea, with Korean ships cutting off the lines of communication.

55–6. The main market for the surplus was within the densely populated regions of Malaya and the islands of Indonesia. On the later pattern of the trade, see A. J. H. Latham, ‘The dynamics of intra-Asian trade: the great entrepots of Singapore and Hong Kong’, in A. J. H. Latham and H. 145–6. 28, 35. 101). However, a figure of 300,000 koku would be approximately 42,850 tons. The figure seems to be an erroneous reading either in the text or in the original for 30,000 koku which would give a figure of 4,285 tons.

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