Convict Labor in the Portuguese Empire, 1740-1932

Redefining the Empire with Forced Labor and New Imperialism

Timothy J. Coates, College of Charleston

Status: 
€109,00
$131.00
ISBN13: 
9789004254299
E-ISBN: 
9789004254312
Publication Date: 
November 2013
Format: 
Hardback
Publication Type: 
Pages, Illustr.: 
xxvi, 205 pp.
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ISSN: 
1873-8974
Volume: 
13

Translated, edited, and annotated by Leonard Blussé, Leiden University and Nie Dening, Xiamen University

In The Chinese Annals of Batavia Leonard Blussé and Nie Dening open up a veritable treasure trove of Chinese archival sources about the autonomous history of the Chinese community of Batavia.
Series: 
Volume: 
28
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004355392
Expected: 
November 2017
€99,00
$114.00

Edited by Francisco Bethencourt, King’s College London

In this volume historians, anthropologists, musicologists, political scientists and literary scholars address different dimensions of cosmopolitanism in Portugal, Brazil, Angola and other parts of the world. Migrants, traders, writers, freemasons, architects, conservative and postcolonial...
Series: 
Volume: 
27
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004353442
E-ISBN: 
9789004353435
Expected: 
October 2017
€126,00
$146.00

Jeffrey S. Turley, Brigham Young University, and George Bryan Souza, University of Texas, San Antonio

This edition is the first complete English translation, with complete annotations, of The Commentaries by the erudite Spanish soldier-diplomat D. García de Silva y Figueroa, ambassador to Persia (1614–1624), remarkable for its encyclopedic breadth and ethnographic scope.
Series: 
Volume: 
26
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004346314
E-ISBN: 
9789004346321
Publication date: 
June 2017
€292,00
$336.00

Saul Guerrero, Universidad Metropolitana, Caracas, Venezuela

In Silver by Fire, Silver by Mercury Saul Guerrero presents a chemical history of the refining of silver ores in New Spain and Mexico, 16c to 19c, with a quantitative analysis of its industrial practice, and its environmental impact.
Series: 
Volume: 
25
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004343825
E-ISBN: 
9789004343832
Publication date: 
September 2017
€165,00
$190.00

Angela Ballone, Max Planck Institute for European Legal History

The 1624 Tumult of Mexico in Perspective proves that, despite the various conflicts underlying the disturbances in New Spain between circa 1620 and 1650, there was no intention to do away with the authority of the king.
Series: 
Volume: 
24
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004335479
E-ISBN: 
9789004335486
Expected: 
October 2017
€145,00
$174.00

Adam Knobler, Ruhr University Bochum

In this work, Adam Knobler demonstrates the intimate connection between medieval mythologies of the non-Western world, and early modern European imperial expansion to Africa, Asia and the Americas.
Series: 
Volume: 
23
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004324893
E-ISBN: 
9789004324909
Publication date: 
December 2016
€99,00
$119.00

Ghulam A. Nadri, Georgia State University

In The Political Economy of Indigo in India, 1580-1930: A Global Perspective Ghulam A. Nadri explores the dynamics of the indigo industry and trade in India from a long-term perspectives and in a global context.
Series: 
Volume: 
22
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004311541
E-ISBN: 
9789004311558
Publication date: 
July 2016
€109,00
$141.00

Cátia Antunes, Leiden University, and Amélia Polónia, Univerity of Porto

Beyond Empires explores the complexity of empire building from the point of view of self-organized cooperative networks, rather than from the point of view of the central state.
Series: 
Volume: 
21
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004304147
E-ISBN: 
9789004304154
Publication date: 
June 2016
€109,00
$141.00

George Bryan Souza, University of Texas, San Antonio, and Jeffrey S. Turley, Brigham Young University

In The Boxer Codex, two scholars have transcribed, translated and annotated a unique and illustrated late-16th century Spanish manuscript that deals with the early-modern geography, history and ethnography of the western Pacific and maritime and continental South-east Asia and East Asia.
Series: 
Volume: 
20
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004292734
E-ISBN: 
9789004301542
Publication date: 
November 2015
€199,00
$258.00

Matthew A. Cook, North Carolina Central University

Annexation and the Unhappy Valley addresses the expansion and consolidation of British colonial power in the Sindh region of South Asia. The book focuses on colonial direct rule, rather than the more commonly studied indirect rule, of South Asia.
Series: 
Volume: 
19
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004293663
E-ISBN: 
9789004293670
Publication date: 
December 2015
€99,00
$128.00

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