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The Singapore and Melaka Straits: Violence, Security and Diplomacy in the 17th Century
The Singapore and Melaka Straits are a place where regional and long-distance maritime trading networks converge, linking Europe, the Mediterranean, eastern Africa, the Arabian Peninsula and the Indian subcontinent with key centres of trade in Thailand, Indochina, insular Southeast Asia, China, Korea and Japan. The first half of the seventeenth century brought heightened p ...more
Paperback, 392 pages
Published January 1st 2010 by National University of Singapore Press
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