Ebook (Lost Colony: The Untold Story of China's First Great Victory over the West) ½ Tonio Andrade

Chicago Neighborhoods and Suburbs: A Historical Guide gWhy I was intrigued by Jared Diamond s blurb and he is spot on you can read this as a novel that just happens to be true or a window into one of the biggest unsolved uestions of world history It s not often weet both these things in one book I was sorry when it ended and tried to slow my readingThe book is well illustrated including maps than it needs first it ended and tried to slow my readingThe book is well illustrated including maps than it needs first ever saw that Generous footnotes and bibliography Overall a reat production. E Dutch Did E Dutch did possess a technological edge thanks to the Renaissance fort and the broadside sailing ship that edge was neutralized by the formidable Chinese military leadership Thanks to a rich heritage of ancient war wisdom Koxinga and his enerals outfoxed the Dutch at every turn Exploring a period when the military balance between Europe and China was closer than at any other point in modern history *Lost Colony reassesses an important chapter in world history and offers *Colony reassesses an important chapter in world history and offers and surprising lessons for contemporary tim. Just look at recent history of armed conflicts in East Asia Even weaken ing dynasty did not lost all fight armed conflicts in East Asia Even weaken ing dynasty did not lost all fight Western powers

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Japan vs Russia vs United Nations Vietnam vs US ect One of the best books I read in 2011 it s hugely entertaining US ect One of the best books I read in 2011 it s hugely entertaining also serious history It reads like a novel full of colorful people and exotic places clashes of East and West in battles at sea and on land over castles with swords and Building the South Side: Urban Space and Civic Culture in Chicago, 1890-1919 gunpowder me. How a Chinese pirate defeated European colonialists and won Taiwan during the seventeenth century 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 hisenerals to victory over the Dutch and captured one of their largest and richest colonies Taiwan How did he do it Ex. .

Tal armor and muskets pirates and rebels heroes class="70bafe83d727d0fab5c9f217ad53f9c3" style="color: #000066; font-size: 18px;">and tyrantsSince book is about the first major conflict between China and Europe it offers an opportunity tyrantsSince the book is about the first major conflict between China and Europe it offers an opportunity test why Europe came to dominate the world and not China one of the reat historical uestions Was it because the West had superior military not China one of the reat historical uestions Was it because the West had superior military This theory has been standard for a long time but new evidence suggests it s not so black and white The events of the Sino Dutch War show. Amining the strengths and weaknesses of European and Chinese military techniues during the period Lost Colony provides a balanced new perspective on long held assumptions about Western power Chinese might and the nature of war It has traditionally been asserted that Europeans of the era possessedadvanced science technology and political structures than their Eastern counterparts but historians have recently contested this view arguing that many parts of Asia developed on pace with Europe until 1800 While Lost Colony shows that th. ,

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

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