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Empire of the Winds: The Global Role of Asia's Great Archipelago

作者 Philip Bowring
出版社 Ingram International Inc
商品描述 Empire of the Winds: The Global Role of Asia's Great Archipelago:,Nusantaria-oftenreferredtoas'MaritimeSoutheastAsia'-istheworld'slargestarchipelagoandhas,for

內容簡介

內容簡介 Nusantaria - often referred to as 'Maritime Southeast Asia' - is the world's largest archipelago and has, for centuries, been a vital cultural and trading hub. Nusantara, a Sanskrit, then Malay, word referring to an island realm, is here adapted to become Nusantaria - denoting a slightly wider world but one with a single linguistic, cultural and trading base. Nusantaria encompasses the lands and shores created by the melting of the ice following the last Ice Age. These have long been primarily the domain of the Austronesian-speaking peoples and their seafaring traditions. The surrounding waters have always been uniquely important as a corridor connecting East Asia to India, the Middle East, Europe and Africa. In this book, Philip Bowring provides a history of the world's largest and most important archipelago and its adjacent coasts. He tells the story of the peoples and lands located at this crucial maritime and cultural crossroads, from its birth following the last Ice Age to today.

作者介紹

作者介紹 Philip Bowring is a journalist and author based in Asia since 1973. He was formerly Editor of the Far Eastern Economic Review and correspondent for the Financial Times and Wall Street Journal, columnist for the International Herald Tribune, and contributor to the Guardian and South China Morning Post. He graduated in History from Cambridge University and is a student of the history and economy of maritime Asia.

商品規格

書名 / Empire of the Winds: The Global Role of Asia's Great Archipelago
作者 / Philip Bowring
簡介 / Empire of the Winds: The Global Role of Asia's Great Archipelago:,Nusantaria-oftenreferredtoas'MaritimeSoutheastAsia'-istheworld'slargestarchipelagoandhas,for
出版社 / Ingram International Inc
ISBN13 / 9781350162341
ISBN10 /
EAN / 9781350162341
誠品26碼 /
尺寸 / 23.1X15.5X2.3CM
重量(g) / 567.0
尺寸 / 23.1X15.5X2.3CM
頁數 / 336
裝訂 / P:平裝
級別 / N:無
語言 / 3:英文