Garcia, Manuel Perez

Global History and New Polycentric Approaches

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Table of contents

1. Introduction: Current Challenges of Global History in East Asian Historiographies
Manuel Perez Garcia

Part I. Escaping from National Narratives: The New Global History in China and Japan

2. Global History, the Role of Scientific Discovery and the ‘Needham Question’: Europe and China in the Sixteenth to Nineteenth Centuries
Colin Mackerras

3. Encounter and Coexistence: Portugal and Ming China 1511–1610: Rethinking the Dynamics of a Century of Global–Local Relations
Harriet Zurndorfer

4. Challenging National Narratives: On the Origins of Sweet Potato in China as Global Commodity During the Early Modern Period
Manuel Perez Garcia

5. Economic Depression and the Silver Question in Nineteenth-Century China
Richard von Glahn

6. Kaiiki-Shi and World/Global History: A Japanese Perspective
Hideaki Suzuki

Part II. Trade Networks and Maritime Expansion in East Asian Studies

7. The Structure and Transformation of the Ming Tribute Trade System
Gakusho Nakajima

8. The Nanban and Shuinsen Trade in Sixteenth and Seventeenth-Century Japan
Mihoko Oka

9. The Jewish Presence in China and Japan in the Early Modern Period: A Social Representation
Lucio Sousa

10. Quantifying Ocean Currents as Story Models: Global Oceanic Currents and Their Introduction to Global Navigation
Agnes Kneitz

Part III. Circulation of Technology and Commodities in the Atlantic and Pacific

11. Global History and the History of Consumption: Congruence and Divergence
Anne E. C. McCants

12. Mexican Cochineal, Local Technologies and the Rise of Global Trade from the Sixteenth to the Nineteenth Centuries
Carlos Marichal Salinas

13. Social Networks and the Circulation of Technology and Knowledge in the Global Spanish Empire
Bartolomé Yun-Casalilla

14. Global Commodities in Early Modern Spain
Nadia Fernández-de-Pinedo

15. Big History as a Commodity at Chinese Universities: A Study in Circulation
David Pickus

Keywords: History, World History, Global and Transnational History, History of China, Historiography and Method, Globalization

Publication year
Palgrave Studies in Comparative Global History
Page amount
30 pages
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