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Weather, history and empire: The typhoon factor and the Manila galleon trade, 1565–1815

Warren, J.F. (2012) Weather, history and empire: The typhoon factor and the Manila galleon trade, 1565–1815. In: Wade, G. and Tana, L., (eds.) Anthony Reid and the Study of the Southeast Asian Past. ISEAS Publishing, Singapore, pp. 183-220.

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Abstract

This paper describes and analyses how the Manila galleon trade and Spain's efforts to colonize the Philippines were frequently placed in jeopardy by the uncontrollable and unpredictable power of cyclonic storms...

Publication Type: Book Chapter
Murdoch Affiliation: School of Social Sciences and Humanities
Publisher: ISEAS Publishing
Copyright: 2012 Institute of Southeast Asian Studies
Publishers Website: http://nsc.iseas.edu.sg/others/anthony_reid_book.h...
URI: http://researchrepository.murdoch.edu.au/id/eprint/18124
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