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Lost Colony - a book by Andrade, Tonio

Lost Colony

The Untold Story of China's First Great Victory over the West

Lost Colony( )
Author: Andrade, Tonio
ISBN:978-0-691-15957-7
Publication Date:Aug 2013
Publisher:Princeton University Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $24.95
Book Description:

During the seventeenth century, Holland created the world's most dynamic colonial empire, outcompeting the British and capturing Spanish and Portuguese colonies. Yet, in the Sino-Dutch War--Europe's first war with China--the Dutch met their match in a colorful Chinese warlord named Koxinga. Part samurai, part pirate, he led his generals to victory over the Dutch and captured one of their largest and richest colonies--Taiwan. How did he do it? Examining the strengths and weaknesses...
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Pages:448
Detailed Subjects: History / Military / General
History / Asia / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.318 x 9.243 x 1.077 Inches
Book Weight:1.375 Pounds

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