Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 December 2016

2 tables

ISBN: 9780872292109

Bookseller Code (06)

Profits, Power, and Legitimacy

The Zheng Maritime Empire in Seventeenth-Century Maritime East Asia

Xing Hang

Published by the American Historical Association

Regions and Regionalisms in the Modern World

The Zheng family enterprise occupied a critical position as a political authority and successful commercial operation in the complex space of maritime East Asia in the 17th Century. Xing Hang argues that the family "profoundly shaped the maritime Asian world region and the global order."