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The Resource The Straits of Malacca : gateway or gauntlet?, Donald B. Freeman

The Straits of Malacca : gateway or gauntlet?, Donald B. Freeman

Label
The Straits of Malacca : gateway or gauntlet?
Title
The Straits of Malacca
Title remainder
gateway or gauntlet?
Statement of responsibility
Donald B. Freeman
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
For centuries the Straits of Malacca, a narrow waterway between the Malay peninsula and the island of Sumatra, has been both a major conduit for long distance trade between Asia and the West and one of the most dangerous areas for commercial shipping
Member of
Cataloging source
MEAUC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Freeman, Donald B
Dewey number
387.5/24/0916565
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
HE884.6
LC item number
.F74 2003eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Coastwise shipping
  • Trade routes
  • Malacca, Strait of
  • TRANSPORTATION
  • BUSINESS & ECONOMICS
  • Coastwise shipping
  • Commerce
  • Trade routes
  • Indian Ocean
  • Geopolitik
  • Handelsschifffahrt
  • Geschichte
  • Malakkastraße
  • Transports maritimes côtiers
  • Routes commerciales
  • Malacca, Détroit de
Label
The Straits of Malacca : gateway or gauntlet?, Donald B. Freeman
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 253-244) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The geographic importance of the Straits of Malacca -- Monsoonal circulation and revolutions in shipping and navigation -- Economic-geographic concepts of long-distance trade, spatial duopoly, and network structures -- Concepts and perspectives from political economy -- Practical incentives and the organization of early long-distance trade -- Asian-European trading systems in the Greco-Roman era : the beginnings of monsoon trade -- Monsoon trade in the early fifteenth century : the Empire of Melaka (Malacca) and its precursors -- The Portuguese trading system in monsoon Asia -- The Dutch trading system and Hollands' ascendancy in the Straits of Malacca -- The British East India Company trading system -- Contemporary trading systems : Japan, oil, and the Straits of Malacca -- Controlling transit trade : the entrepot of Melaka -- The founding of British Penang (Pulau Pinang) -- The rise of Singapore as a global entrepot -- Changing local hinterlands and products in the straits region : Sumatran trade -- Local trader hinterlands and products on the Malay coast of the straits -- Natural hazards and navigation in the Straits of Malacca and Singapore -- Piracy in the Straits of Malacca and surrounding seas -- Twentieth-century military conflicts in the straits area -- Traffic congestion, hazardous cargoes, and pollution in the straits in the contemporary period -- Twenty-first-century trade and globalization : the Asia-Pacific region -- Emerging roles of the straits in global and regional commerce -- Conclusion
Control code
76898709
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxiv, 249 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780773570870
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt6xz4m
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)76898709
Label
The Straits of Malacca : gateway or gauntlet?, Donald B. Freeman
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 253-244) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The geographic importance of the Straits of Malacca -- Monsoonal circulation and revolutions in shipping and navigation -- Economic-geographic concepts of long-distance trade, spatial duopoly, and network structures -- Concepts and perspectives from political economy -- Practical incentives and the organization of early long-distance trade -- Asian-European trading systems in the Greco-Roman era : the beginnings of monsoon trade -- Monsoon trade in the early fifteenth century : the Empire of Melaka (Malacca) and its precursors -- The Portuguese trading system in monsoon Asia -- The Dutch trading system and Hollands' ascendancy in the Straits of Malacca -- The British East India Company trading system -- Contemporary trading systems : Japan, oil, and the Straits of Malacca -- Controlling transit trade : the entrepot of Melaka -- The founding of British Penang (Pulau Pinang) -- The rise of Singapore as a global entrepot -- Changing local hinterlands and products in the straits region : Sumatran trade -- Local trader hinterlands and products on the Malay coast of the straits -- Natural hazards and navigation in the Straits of Malacca and Singapore -- Piracy in the Straits of Malacca and surrounding seas -- Twentieth-century military conflicts in the straits area -- Traffic congestion, hazardous cargoes, and pollution in the straits in the contemporary period -- Twenty-first-century trade and globalization : the Asia-Pacific region -- Emerging roles of the straits in global and regional commerce -- Conclusion
Control code
76898709
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxiv, 249 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780773570870
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt6xz4m
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)76898709

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