Early modern historical Placenames in Burma-Yunnan

Started placing historical place names on Google earth after I finished my work today. Got digital longitude and latitudes that I converted to DMS (degrees, minutes, and seconds) using an online conversion utility. Then I manually found the places. It would be better to just load a Google Earth KML file. I took a photo: […]

Posted at 4:35 pm on February 10, 2006 | 1 comment | Filed Under: Historical Geography | Continue reading

Cesar Federici’s”Account of Pegu” (1563): IV

Commerce in Pegu Previous Posts: 1. Cesar Federici’s “Account of Pegu” (1563) I 2. Cesar Federici’s “Account of Pegu” (1563) II 3. Cesar Federici’s “Account of Pegu” (1563) III Federici assesses the prospects of trade in Pegu c. 1563 rather negatively: “In the Indies there is not any merchandise that is good to bring to […]

Posted at 5:59 pm on February 7, 2006 | Leave a comment | Filed Under: Uncategorized | Continue reading


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