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Published by A. and C. Black .
Written in English


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OCLC/WorldCa11834091

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A geography of Asia including the East Indies. by Lionel W. (Lionel William) Lyde. Share your thoughts Complete your review. Tell readers what you thought by rating and reviewing this book. Rate it .   An illustration of an open book. Books. An illustration of two cells of a film strip. Video. An illustration of an audio speaker. Audio. An illustration of a " floppy disk. Software. An illustration of two photographs. A geography of Asia including the East Indies Item Preview remove-circlePages: Audio Books & Poetry Community Audio Computers, Technology and Science Music, Arts & Culture News & Public Affairs Non-English Audio Spirituality & Religion. Librivox Free Audiobook. StoryTime with BrainyToon: Podcast for Kids NFB Radio Sermon Podcast Pauping Off All Steak No Sizzle Podcast Church of the Oranges Daily Chapel - Spring It’s with vivid historical anecdotes, that Australian author Ian Burnet navigates the long and complex history of European expansion into the Indian Ocean, South East Asia and the China Seas, lured by the wealth to be gained by wresting control of the world’s oldest and richest trades and sea lanes.

FAIR WIND TO JAVA (Slavery in the East Indies) by ROARK, GARLAND and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at The East Indies cover a wide geographical expanse in South and Southeast Asia ranging from the Indian subcontinent to the Malay Archipelago, described as the world ’ s largest island group. The East Indies, or the Indies, are an archaic term referring to the lands, as the name suggests, east of the Indian subcontinent, most particularly Maritime Southeast Asia and parts of East Asia. In a more strict sense, the Indies were used from a European perspective to refer to the islands of Southeast Asia, especially the Indonesian Archipelago and the Philippine Archipelago. Asia is the largest of the world’s continents, covering approximately 30 percent of the Earth’s land area. It is also the world’s most populous continent, with roughly 60 percent of the total population. Asia makes up the eastern portion of the Eurasian supercontinent; Europe occupies the western border between the two continents is debated.

Chapter East Asia East Asia is a vast expanse of territory with China as its largest country. The countries of Mongolia, North and South Korea, and Japan are China’s neighbors. The island of Taiwan, off the eastern coast of China, has an independent government that has been separated from mainland China since shortly after World War II. Ian has spent thirty years, living, working and travelling in Indonesia and is fascinated by the diverse history and culture of the archipelago. This is reflected in his books Spice Islands, followed by East Indies, then Archipelago - A Journey Across Indonesia, then Where Australia Collides with Asia and now his latest book The Tasman Map. [Bowen, Thomas] Copper engraved A detailed map of Southeast Asia and India, extending from part of Persia to Canton, China, and including the top of Borneo and the Malay peninsular, from Christopher Middleton's 'Complete System of Geography'. The map's title is set in the upper right corner within a decorative cartouche featuring a shell, flower, and leaves. Many of the maps in this atlas were. In history of Europe: The reflux of empire. East Asia began in with the independence of India and the creation of Pakistan. Burma and Ceylon followed in , and the Dutch East Indies in Malaya’s independence was delayed until by a communist .