Tag Archives: trade

Fun Link Friday: Roman Coins Found in Ryukyu Castle

For our archeology and history enthusiasts: Okinawa was a historical trade hub, and recently ten ancient coins, including several from the Roman and Ottoman empires, were excavated in Katsuren Castle, Uruma, Okinawa. “We don’t think that there is a direct link … Continue reading

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Call for Papers: Symposium on Traffic, Territory, and Citizenship between Asia & the Americas

Call for Papers: Traffic, Territory, Citizenship: Framing the Circulation of People and Goods between Asia and the Americas in the Long 19th Century We invite proposals for a two-day symposium on new approaches to the circulation and interchange of people … Continue reading

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Call for Papers: BAJS Advanced Postgraduate Conference in Japanese Studies

Call for Papers *BAJS  Advanced Postgraduate Conference* Friday, 25th April 2014 Plenary Session Art, Religion and Money in the Early Trade of the English East India Company in Japan Professor Timon Screech, SOAS The British Association for Japanese Studies (BAJS) … Continue reading

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Fun Link Friday: Then and Now Photos of Dejima (via Japan Probe)

Fellow history enthusiasts will enjoy this quickie Fun Link Friday: Japan Probe recently posted Then and Now images of Dejima (or Deshima), the artificial island built in the bay of Nagasaki in 1634 to direct much of what little trade … Continue reading

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Book announcement: History Without Borders: The Making of an Asian World Region, 1000-1800

History Without Borders: The Making of an Asian World Region, 1000-1800 Geoffrey C. Gunn (Hong Kong: University of Hong Kong Press, 2011) With 20 col illus, 4 maps. Hardback   444 Pages ISBN 9789888083343 Description Astride the historical maritime silk … Continue reading

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