Fall of the Philippines by Ward Rutherford

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The Fall of The Philippines

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Ishii Yoneo and Yumio Sakurai, Bijuaruban ban Sekai no Rekishi, vol. 12, Tōnan Ajia Sekai no keisei [Visual history of the world, vol. 12, The formation of the Southeast Asian world] (Tokyo: Kōdansha, 1985). Sakurai Yumio, “Sōsetsu: Tōnan Ajia no genshi — Rekishiken no tanjō” [Introduction: The origin of Southeast Asian history — The birth of historical circles], in Iwanami Kōza Tōnan Ajiashi, vol. 1, Genshi Tōnan Ajia Sekai [Iwanami history of Southeast Asia, vol. 1, The origin of the Southeast Asian historical world], edited by Yamamoto Tatsurō (Tokyo: Iwanami Shoten, 2001).

The local government 30 Momoki Shirō and Hasuda Takashi of Guangdong had already been trying to admit non-tributary trade since the beginning of the 16th century. The central government had to open the port of Zhangzhou (Fujian) for Chinese merchants going abroad at the end of the 1560s facing the storm of Wakō (Japan-based pirates rather than “Japanese” pirates) and the rise of the Manila trade. 72 With the decline of the old oppressive political orders came a period of “free competition” from the 16th to the early 17th centuries, when ambitious challengers emerged from the peripheries one after another.

The unprecedented economic boom in the “Age of Commerce” was also accompanied by unprecedented disasters. In this sense, the “Age of Commerce” was by no means a period of linear development. The turmoil in mainland Southeast Asia and Japan in the 16th century can be partly explained by the centrifugal tendency stimulated by the economic development in the peripheries. 83 The standard of levying taxes and granting income rights to retainers in Japan changed from ligatures of copper cash to volumes of rice after the 1560s despite rapid commercial development.

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