China and the Manila Galleons

  title={China and the Manila Galleons},
  author={Arturo Gir{\'a}ld{\'e}z and Dennis Owen Flynn},
East and West in Global History
If the title of this entry appears to be unproblematic, if not anodyne, it turns out to be contradictory and loaded with Eurocentric bias. It is contradictory because within conventional
Born with a ‘Silver Spoon’: The Origin of World Trade in 1571
  • D. Flynn, A. Gir
  • History
    Metals and Monies in an Emerging Global Economy
  • 2022
p. 17) in the following terms: "Only after the Portuguese had worked their way down the West African coast, rounded the Cape of Good Hope, crossed the Indian Ocean and established themselves in the
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Government Institutions and Economic Development in Tokugawa Japan: A Tale of Systems Competition
This study focusses on the question of what the influence was of the government institutions of the Tokugawa regime (1600-1867) on economic development. The Tokugawa system of governance was quite
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What happens to knowledge within island spaces is investigated and it is demonstrated that even as small strips of land, islands can significantly enhance the understanding of the practices of knowledge making within the broader contours of world history.
Mountains of the State: Precious Metal Production in Tokugawa Japan
This study ties together a number of aspects influencing the production of precious metals in Tokugawa Japan (1600-1867), including international trade, technology and institutional arrangements. The
Some Doubts about the Economic Analysis of the Flow of Silver to China in 1550–1820
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East-Southeast Asia in World History: The Making of a World Region
  • Geoffrey C. Gunn
  • Sociology
    TRaNS: Trans-Regional and -National Studies of Southeast Asia
  • 2014
Abstract Global trends which have seen the dramatic rise of the East-Southeast Asian economies suggests a turning of the wheel. Students of world history will recall the central place of China and


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  • P. Chaunu
  • History
    Annales. Histoire, Sciences Sociales
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Il peut sembler curieux, a priori, que l'histoire du Pacifique colonial des Ibériques, plus facile à étudier pourtant que son prédécesseur et contemporain, le Pacifique des Polynésiens et des peuples
Fiscal Crisis and the Decline of Spain (Castile)
  • D. Flynn
  • History, Economics
    The Journal of Economic History
  • 1982
Earl J. Hamilton's multiple theses on the price revolution, the decline of Spain, and the birth of capitalism have all placed American silver (and gold) at the forefront. This essay supports
Le galion de Manille
  • 1951