Michigan State U.P. 1975. Stock ID #156653
Maps, 251pp, appendix, bibliography, glossary, index, blue cloth covered boards, gilt spine, name front endpaper, dustjacket extremities worn with browning to edges, a very good hardback copy. Dr So argues that the commonly held view that Japan was responsible for all the havoc wrought by pirates and smugglers on the Chinese coast during the Ming period is in fact incorrect and that Chinese pirates were not only more numerous but also were the ringleaders. (When referring to this item please quote stockid 156653).