Author Results for Matsuura Akira

The Activities of Chinese Junks on East Asian Seas from the Seventeenth Century to the Nineteenth Centuries: Mainly Based on Sand Junks and Bird Junks

By Matsuura Akira

Chinese sailing vessels flourished from the latter part of the seventeenth century, and continued to enjoy a dominant role in marine transportation until steamships appeared in the mid-nineteenth century. Covering two of the main four types of Junk (sand; bird; Fuzhou; Guangzhau), this article provides trading routes and cargos of the sand and bird junks […] Read More

Filed under: Other (Early Modern) | Other (Nineteenth C) | Other (Eighteenth C) | Pacific
Subjects include: Leisure & Small Craft | Merchant Marines