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2.5: Key Terms

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    caravel
    a fifteenth-century Portuguese sailing ship
    factory
    in the context of the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries, a trading post with offices and warehouses
    hangul
    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
    Sikhism
    a monotheistic faith that combines elements of Hinduism and Islam, established in the Punjab region of northwestern India in the fifteenth century
    Silhak
    a late seventeenth-century Korean reform movement that promoted the study of the physical sciences and technology in order to solve practical problems
    Sufi
    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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