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Dong Xi yang kao 東西洋考
AuthorZhang Xie 張燮, 1574-1640
Pub. LocationTaibei Shi 臺北市PublisherZhengzhong shuju 正中書局
Date1962Phys. Desc.11, 2, 4, 10, 6, 545 p. : ill., maps ; 21 cm.
LocationReading RoomCall NumberDS514.3.D764 Z416 1962
Dong Xi yang kao 東西洋考 : [12卷] / Zhang Xie zhuan 張燮撰.
Facsimile reproduction of Ming Wanli 明萬曆 46 [1618]刊本.
民國51 [1962].

".... a maritime geography of south Asia....deals with the history, topography, products, and trade of the lands of southeast Asia, including the Philippines, the Moluccas, Brunei (on the north coast of Borneo), ...Indo-China, Malay Peninsula, Sumatra, Java, southwest caost of Borneo, a total of thirty-eight countries; discusses China's relations with Japan and the Dutch 紅毛番 ... revenue, navigation (with compass directions and distances and rhymed rules for weather prediction), and to a certain eunuch revenue collector Gao Cai, who exacted tribute from merchants....until his recall to Peking in 1615....documents and official communications between the Chinese court and various countries including Japan" -- Cf. Dictionary of Ming Biography, pp.77-78.

See also: Wilkinson, Chinese history, a manual, p. 747 ; Franke, An introduction to the sources of Ming history, 7.7.4 (p.221-222).

Subject(s)Southeast Asia--Description and travel--17th-18th centuries
Southeast Asia--Historical geography--Sources
Southeast Asia--Description and travel--Sources
China--History--Ming dynasty, 1368-1644--Sources
China--Relations--Southeast Asia--History--Sources
China--Commerce--History--Ming dynasty, 1368-1644
Trade routes--Asia--History--Sources
Rec. TypeBookLanguageChinese 中文
CollectionBibl. Sinensis Soc. IesuEdition臺初版Rec. #13819
LCCNc64-523OCLC18841590