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Held's History of Sumbawa (Annotated) (Hardcover) (Hans Hu00e4gerdal)
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Sumbawa is a medium-sized island in eastern Indonesia that has a particularly interesting past. In the premodern era it lay on the trade routes that connected the north coasts of the islands of Melaka and Java with the spice-producing areas in Maluku, while Sumbawa itself exported horses, sappan wood, and rice. Its recorded history covers periods of Hindu-Javanese influence, the Southeast Asian Age of Commerce, early Islamization, and Dutch colonialism. Dutch Indologist Gerrit Jan Held wrote this book in 1955 but died before it could be published; this volume represents its first translation into English, and it includes extensive footnotes that set it in context of current research.
Number of Pages: 212
Genre: Social Science
Series Title: Asian History
Publisher: Univ of Chicago Pr
Author: Hans Hu00e4gerdal
Street Date: June 15, 2017
Item Number (DPCI): 248-29-3460
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