Legendary Port of the Maritime Silk Routes: Zayton (Quanzhou)

Legendary Port of the Maritime Silk Routes: Zayton (Quanzhou) is a book of Asian premodern maritime history from global perspectives. The book is targeted at learners and students of China study in the field of literature relating to the knowledge of premodern maritime history and cultural exchange among South Fujian in coastal China, the South China Sea, the Indian Ocean and beyond connected with Maritime Silk Trade Routes. The maritime paradigm is therefore central to the understanding of the transcultural character of this legendary port and its enlightenment to the win-win cooperative solution to the bottleneck of globalization.

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