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a fifteenth-century Portuguese sailing ship
in the context of the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries, a trading post with offices and warehouses
the Korean alphabet, introduced by King Sejong in 1446
joint stock company
a company in which numerous merchants pooled their money to fund a business venture like a trading voyage and shared both risk and profit
a monotheistic faith that combines elements of Hinduism and Islam, established in the Punjab region of northwestern India in the fifteenth century
a late seventeenth-century Korean reform movement that promoted the study of the physical sciences and technology in order to solve practical problems
an Islamic mystic; practitioner of Sufism, the mystical expression of Islamic faith
trade diaspora community
society established by merchants who initially traveled to a foreign country to do business and then settled there
Undang-Undang Laut Melaka
a Malaccan maritime law code, part of the Undang-Undang Melaka, governing the conduct of sailors and traveling merchants
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