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Asian sea trading network

consitsted of three zones; Asian zone (glass, carpets, tapestries), India (textiles), and China (porcelain, silk, and paper)


Portuguese factory/ fortified trade town located off western indian coast.


Portuguese factory located at the southern end of the persian gulf.


Portuguese factory / trade town located on tip of malay peninsula.


Dutch fortress located on the island of java.

Treaty of Gijanti

signed in 1757; reduced remaining javanese princes to vassals of dutch east india trading company.


Northern islands in the Phillipines; conquered by spain during the 1560s.


Southern island of the phillipines; was successfully able to resist spanish conquest.

Francis Xavier

Spanish Jesuit missionary; worked in india in 1540s among the outcaste and lower caste groups.

Robert Di Nobili

Itallian Jesuit missionary; worked in india in early 1600s; strategy to convert elites first.


First Ming emperor in1368; originally from peasant lineage; drove out mongol influence.

Macau and Canton

only ports where europeans were allowed to trade in china during the ming dynasty.

The water margin, the monkey, and the golden lotus

well-known as one of the four greatest Chinese novels in history; tells stories of a group of heroes,who stand for different classes of people daring to struggle against the evil.


Third ming emperor; only emperor who attempted to create world wide trade empire

Matteo Ricci and Adam Schall

Jesuit scholars in court with ming emperorsl; skilled scientists;


Last of ming emperors; commited suicide in 1644 in face of jurchen invasion.


Jurchen people from region northeast of Chinese empire; seized power following collapse of ming dynasty.


Japanese Daimyo; first to make extensive use of firearms; unified much of central honshu

Toyotami Hideyoshi

General under Nobunaga; leading military power in central japan; series of alliances that made him military master in Japan

Tokugawa Ieyasu

Vassal of Toyotomi Hideyoshi; succeeded him as most powerful military figure in japan


Tokugawa capital city; modern-day tokyo.


Island port in Nagasaki Bay; only port open to non-japanese after closure of islands.

School of natural learning

New ideology that laid emphasis on Japan's unique historical experience and the revival of indigenous culture at the expense of chinese imports such as confucianism.

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