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Dong Xi yang kao 東西洋考
AuthorZhang Xie 張燮, 1574-1640
Pub. LocationShanghai 上海PublisherShanghai guji chubanshe 上海古籍出版社
Date1993Phys. Desc.p. 137-277 : ill., maps ; 19 cm.
LocationHallway CasesCall NumberHF408.C44 1993
Dong Xi yang kao 東西洋考 / Zhang Xie zhuan 張燮撰.
Reprint of: Siku quanshu 四庫全書 ; 第 594 冊. 史部十一地理類外紀之屬.
Each page represents 2 leaves of the original. N.B.: This set is apparently a reduced format copy of the 1984 Taiwan Shangwu yinshuguan 臺灣商務印書館 edition, reproduced from the collection in possession of the Guoli gugong bowuyuan 國立故宮博物院. (Yingyin Wenyuange Siku quanshu 景印文淵閣四庫全書 ; 594).
Added titles in this volume, most concerning trade and relations with border peoples, ethnic minorities, and notes on Southeast Asia: Xi Man congxiao 溪蠻叢笑 / Zhu Fu zhuan 朱輔撰 -- Zhenla fengtu ji 真臘風土記 / Zhou Daguan zhuan 周達觀撰 -- Daoyi zhilüe 島夷志略 / Wang Dayuan zhuan 汪大淵撰 -- Chaoxian fu 朝鮮賦 / Dong Yue zhuan 董越撰 -- Haiyu 海語 / Huang Zhong zhuan 黃衷撰 -- Dong Xi yang kao 東西洋考 / Zhang Xie zhuan 張燮撰 -- Zhifang waiji 職方外紀 / Xiyang Ai Rulue zhuan 西洋艾儒略撰 -- Chiya 赤雅 / Kuang Lu zhuan 鄺露撰 -- Chaoxian zhi 朝鮮志 / 不著撰人 -- Kunyu tushuo 坤輿圖說 / Xiyang Nan Huairen zhuan 西洋南懷仁撰 -- Yiyu lu 異域錄 / Jüeluo Tulichen zhuan 覺羅圖理琛撰 -- Haiguo Wenjian lu 海國聞見錄 / Chen Lunjiong zhuan 陳倫炯撰.

"...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--Sources
Southeast Asia--Historical geography--Sources
China--History--Ming dynasty, 1368-1644--Sources
China--Relations--Southeast Asia--History--Sources
Trade routes--Asia--History--Sources
China--Commerce--History--Ming dynasty, 1368-1644
SeriesShanchuan fengqing congshu 山川風情叢書
Rec. TypeBookLanguageChinese 中文
CollectionRicci Institute LibraryEdition第1版Rec. #7919