The British Presence in Macau, 1635--1793
|Publication Date:||Aug 2013|
| Publisher:||Hong Kong University Press|
| Book Format:||Hardback|
|List Price:||USD $50.00|
| Book Description: |
For more than four centuries, Macau was the center of Portuguese trade and culture on the South China Coast. Until the founding of Hong Kong and the opening of other ports in the 1840s, it was also the main gateway to China for independent British merchants and their only place of permanent residence there. Drawing extensively on Portuguese as well as British sources, The British Presence in Macau traces Anglo-Portuguese relations in South China from the first arrival of...