Money, Markets, And Trade In Early Southeast Asia: The Development Of Indigenous Monetary Systems To Ad 1400
by Wicks, Robert S.
About This Book
This scholarly study explores the nature of the local money and exchange systems used in premodern Southeast Asia. The varying currency/trade/numismatic patterns of the vast area are discussed in separate chapters on: Southeast Bengal, Assam and Arakan; the Kingdoms of Mon, Pyu and Pagan; Ancient Thailand; Ancient Cambodia and Champa; Sumatra and the Malay Peninsula; and Jewa, Bali, and the Eastern Archipelago.
The final chapter is on valuational concepts and money usage. With sketch maps, bibliography and glossary.
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