European Entry into the Pacific: Spain and the Acapulco-Manila Galleons

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World history conventionally ignores or underestimates the importance of Manila, the Manila galleons, and the Philippines as key stages in the development of trans-Pacific contact and of the world economy. Essays in this volume discuss Philippine-Asian exchanges prior to the entry of Europeans, and then look at European influences and the impact of Magellan's voyage, and the emergence of Manila as one of global trade's crucial linchpins during four centuries. Linkages between Latin America and China, and Spanish-Japanese ...

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European Entry into the Pacific: Spain and the Acapulco-Manila Galleons
2001, Ashgate Publishing Limited

ISBN-13: 9780754601524

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