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H 290 x W 205 mm

100 pages

Illustrated throughout in colour and black & white

Published Feb 2017

Archaeopress Archaeology


Paperback: 9781784915322

Digital: 9781784915339

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Trade; Asia; Portugal; New Spain; Manila; Silver; Ceramics; Chinese ceramics; China; Japan

Portuguese Intervention in the Manila Galleon Trade

The structure and networks of trade between Asia and America in the 16th and 17th centuries as revealed by Chinese Ceramics and Spanish archives

By Etsuko Miyata

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In this study of the Portuguese intervention in the Manila Galleon Trade, Etsuko Miyata explores its history through a new approach: the examination of Chinese ceramics.



Introduction ;
Chapter I: The Arrival of the Portuguese and Spanish in Asian Waters ;
Chapter II: Commerce and Merchants in the Manila Galleon Trade ;
Chapter III: Exported Chinese Porcelain in New Spain ;
Chapter IV: Distribution of Chinese Ceramics and Asian Products in Spanish Society ;
Glossary ;
Bibliography ;
Appendix 1: AGN Contratación 1795-1802