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The Loyal Foreign Merchant Captain: Thomé Gaspar de León and the Making of Manila’s Intra-Asian Connections

  title={The Loyal Foreign Merchant Captain: Thom{\'e} Gaspar de Le{\'o}n and the Making of Manila’s Intra-Asian Connections},
  author={Kristie Patricia Flannery and Guillermo Ruiz Stovel},
  journal={Vegueta: Anuario de la Facultad de Geograf{\'i}a e Historia},
espanolEsta es una aproximacion microhistorica a la vida de Tome Gaspar de Leon, un cristiano nativo del sur de la India, quien a mediados del siglo XVIII se convertiria en uno de los mas exitosos comerciantes intraasiaticos de Manila, asi como uno de los mas confiados agentes de la monarquia espanola en Asia. Combinando los metodos de la historia social y economica, este estudio brinda nuevas perspectivas sobre la construccion imperial en el sudeste asiatico y el Pacifico. Tambien resalta el… 
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