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The Resource The Straits of Malacca : gateway or gauntlet?, Donald B. Freeman, (electronic resource)

The Straits of Malacca : gateway or gauntlet?, Donald B. Freeman, (electronic resource)

Label
The Straits of Malacca : gateway or gauntlet?
Title
The Straits of Malacca
Title remainder
gateway or gauntlet?
Statement of responsibility
Donald B. Freeman
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
NLC
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Freeman, Donald B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Coastwise shipping
  • Trade routes
  • Malacca, Strait of
Label
The Straits of Malacca : gateway or gauntlet?, Donald B. Freeman, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [253]-244) and index
Contents
The geographic importance of the Straits of Malacca -- Monsoonal circulation and revolutions in shipping and navigation -- Economic-geographic concepts of long-distance trade, spatial duopoly, and network structures -- Concepts and perspectives from political economy -- Practical incentives and the organization of early long-distance trade -- Asian-European trading systems in the Greco-Roman era : the beginnings of monsoon trade -- Monsoon trade in the early fifteenth century : the Empire of Melaka (Malacca) and its precursors -- The Portuguese trading system in monsoon Asia -- The Dutch trading system and Hollands' ascendancy in the Straits of Malacca -- The British East India Company trading system -- Contemporary trading systems : Japan, oil, and the Straits of Malacca -- Controlling transit trade : the entrepot of Melaka -- The founding of British Penang (Pulau Pinang) -- The rise of Singapore as a global entrepot -- Changing local hinterlands and products in the straits region : Sumatran trade -- Local trader hinterlands and products on the Malay coast of the straits -- Natural hazards and navigation in the Straits of Malacca and Singapore -- Piracy in the Straits of Malacca and surrounding seas -- Twentieth-century military conflicts in the straits area -- Traffic congestion, hazardous cargoes, and pollution in the straits in the contemporary period -- Twenty-first-century trade and globalization : the Asia-Pacific region -- Emerging roles of the straits in global and regional commerce -- Conclusion
Control code
ssj0000284510
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxiv, 249 p.)
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access restricted to subscribing institutions
Isbn
9780773525153
Lccn
2004401056
Other physical details
ill., maps
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(WaSeSS)ssj0000284510
Label
The Straits of Malacca : gateway or gauntlet?, Donald B. Freeman, (electronic resource)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [253]-244) and index
Contents
The geographic importance of the Straits of Malacca -- Monsoonal circulation and revolutions in shipping and navigation -- Economic-geographic concepts of long-distance trade, spatial duopoly, and network structures -- Concepts and perspectives from political economy -- Practical incentives and the organization of early long-distance trade -- Asian-European trading systems in the Greco-Roman era : the beginnings of monsoon trade -- Monsoon trade in the early fifteenth century : the Empire of Melaka (Malacca) and its precursors -- The Portuguese trading system in monsoon Asia -- The Dutch trading system and Hollands' ascendancy in the Straits of Malacca -- The British East India Company trading system -- Contemporary trading systems : Japan, oil, and the Straits of Malacca -- Controlling transit trade : the entrepot of Melaka -- The founding of British Penang (Pulau Pinang) -- The rise of Singapore as a global entrepot -- Changing local hinterlands and products in the straits region : Sumatran trade -- Local trader hinterlands and products on the Malay coast of the straits -- Natural hazards and navigation in the Straits of Malacca and Singapore -- Piracy in the Straits of Malacca and surrounding seas -- Twentieth-century military conflicts in the straits area -- Traffic congestion, hazardous cargoes, and pollution in the straits in the contemporary period -- Twenty-first-century trade and globalization : the Asia-Pacific region -- Emerging roles of the straits in global and regional commerce -- Conclusion
Control code
ssj0000284510
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxiv, 249 p.)
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access restricted to subscribing institutions
Isbn
9780773525153
Lccn
2004401056
Other physical details
ill., maps
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(WaSeSS)ssj0000284510

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