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Smuggling in the South China Sea:

Robert J. Antony

in Elusive Pirates, Pervasive Smugglers

Published by Hong Kong University Press

Published in print June 2010 | ISBN: 9789888028115
Published online September 2011 | e-ISBN: 9789882206915 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5790/hongkong/9789888028115.003.0011
Smuggling in the South China Sea:

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This chapter examines smuggling in the South China Sea during the late nineteenth and late twentieth centuries. The findings reveal that smuggling in the region has operated as big business for many centuries and that a variety of actors and interested parties have all participated in these activities. It considers the interplay among European, Chinese, and other Asian actors in smuggling and other clandestine activities over the past several centuries.

Keywords: smuggling; South China Sea; nonstate space; Chinese; Asians; clandestine activities

Chapter.  5907 words. 

Subjects: Asian History

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