Early Navigation in the Asia-Pacific Region: A Maritime Archaeological Perspective

Early Navigation in the Asia-Pacific Region: A Maritime Archaeological Perspective

by Chunming Wu (Editor)

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ISBN-13: 9789811092800
Publisher: Springer Singapore
Publication date: 06/18/2018
Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 2016
Pages: 269
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

About the Author

Chunming Wu, B.A. and M.A. of Archaeology and PhD. of Chinese History in Xiamen University, professor and director of Center for Maritime Archaeology of Xiamen University. Dr. Wu was a visiting scholarship of American Council of Learned Society & Luce Foundation at Anthropology Department of University of Hawaii at Manoa, and visiting scholarship of Harvard Yenching Institute, Harvard University. He works on China maritime archaeology, prehistoric archaeology and early aboriginal ethno- history of southeast China and southeast Asia. He published more than 10 books as Archaeological Research to the History and Cultures of Prehistoric Aboriginals in Southeast China (1999), Archaeological Research toCapitalof Min-YueKingdomof Han Dynasty(1998), The Shipwreck Archaeology in Seas Surrounding China (2003), Maritime Archaeology (2007), The Maritime Cultural Interaction between Indigenous Yue and Austronesian (2012) and more than 150 academic papers.

Table of Contents

1. A Summary Study on Shipwrecks of the Pre-contact Period and the Development of Regional Maritime Trade Network in East Asia.-2. Of Ships and Shipping: The Maritime Archaeology of 15th Century Southeast Asia.-3. Cinnamon, Ceramics, and Silks: Tracking the Manila Galleon Trade in the Creation of the World Economy.-4. From Magellan to Urdaneta: the early Spanish exploration of the Pacific and the Establishment of the Manila Acapulco Galleon Trade.-5. The Archaeology of San Diego Shipwreck in Philippine and Related Manila Galleon Maritime Trade History.-6. The Manila Galleons of the 16th Century: a Nautical Perspective.-7. Sixteenth-Century Manila Galleon Cargos on the American West Coast and A Kraak Plate Chronology.-8. The Beeswax Wreck, A Manila Galleon in Oregon, USA.-9. Analysis of the Beeswax Shipwreck Porcelain Collection, Oregon, USA..-10. A Study on Exported Chinese Ceramics from Shipwrecks of 16-17thCenturies in South China and Southeast Asia.-11. Consumption of Chinese and European Ceramics at the Sultanate of Banten, Java, Indonesia from the Seventeenth and Early Nineteenth Centuries: Material Culture of Early Colonialism.-12. The Investigation and Excavation of Xiaobaijiao No.Ⅰ Shipwreck Site in Ningbo, Eastern Sea of China.-13. Portuguese and Spanish in Southeast China during 16th-17thCentury: A Perspective of Maritime Ethno-archaeology.

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