An etching showing the surrender of Fort Zeelandia, in the west of Taiwan, in 1662. When the Dutch gave Zeelandia to China, it was the end of their imperial ambitions in Taiwan.

Book review: The Gunpowder Age challenges traditional explanations of the West's military dominance

Tonio Andrade’s history of military innovation seeks to explain why technology sometimes surged and sometimes stagnated in China and the West

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An etching showing the surrender of Fort Zeelandia, in the west of Taiwan, in 1662. When the Dutch gave Zeelandia to China, it was the end of their imperial ambitions in Taiwan.
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