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Empires of the Monsoon

Empires of the Monsoon (Paperback, New edition)

By Hall, Richard

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Until Vasco da Gama discovered the sea-route to the East in 1497-9 almost nothing was known in the West of the exotic cultures and wealth of the Indian Ocean and its peoples. It is this civilization and its destruction at the hands of the West that Richard Hall recreates in this ...book. Hall's history of the exploration and exploitation by Chinese and Arab travellers, and by the Portuguese, Dutch and British alike is one of brutality, betrayal and colonial ambition.
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ISBN 9780006380832
Released NZ 5 Dec 1997
Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
Format Paperback, New edition
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ISBN-13 9780006380832
Stock Available
Status Indent title (sourced internationally), usually ships 4-6 weeks post release/order
Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
Imprint HarperCollins Publishers Ltd
Released 5 Dec 1997
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Paperback, New edition
Edition New edition
Author(s) By Hall, Richard
Category World History
World History: C 1500 To C 1750
Social & Cultural History
Colonization & Independence
Geographical Discovery & Exploration
Number of Pages 608
Dimensions Width: 129mm
Height: 198mm
Spine: 35mm
Dewey Code 909.09824
Weight 240g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
Library of Congress Indian Ocean Region, Discovery and exploration, History
NBS Text History: World & General
ONIX Text General/trade