Monopolists and Freebooters

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Australian National University Press, 1983 - Explorers - 426 pages
This book continues the story of the Pacific since Magellan that began with The Spanish Lake and presents the personalities and events that turned the Pacific from a blank on the map into a network of global commercial and strategic relationships, the theatre of bitter conflicts for dominion between the intruders from the Atlantic world.

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Contents

The Dutch Irruption
1
From Conflict to Stasis 161848
27
Japan and Taiwan
56
Copyright

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