Investing in the Early Modern Built Environment

Europeans, Asians, Settlers and Indigenous Societies

Edited by Carole Shammas, University of Southern California

Status: 
€133,00
$177.00
ISBN13: 
9789004231160
E-ISBN: 
9789004231191
Publication Date: 
August 2012
Format: 
Hardback
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Pages, Illustr.: 
xxvi, 404 pp., 52 illustrations
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ISSN: 
1873-8974
Volume: 
11

Ran Tene

A cross-disciplinary analysis of texts from two moments in Spanish writing about Mexican missions between the mid-sixteenth century and the early seventeenth century. The analysis identifies a change in worldviews between these two moments and attempts to explain this change through a shift from...
Series: 
Volume: 
15
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004284548
Expected: 
December 2014

Edited by Tsukasa Mizushima, University of Tokyo, George Bryan Souza, University of Texas, and Dennis O. Flynn, University of the Pacific

In Hinterlands and Commodities, well-known historians and an economist examine perennially important questions concerning temporal and spatial relationships among central places, hinterlands, commodities, and political economic developments in Asia and the Global economy over the long eighteenth...
Series: 
Volume: 
14
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004283886
Publication date: 
November 2014

Timothy J. Coates, College of Charleston

In Convict Labor in the Portuguese Empire, Timothy J. Coates examines the numbers, rationale, and realities of convict labor (largely) in Angola from 1800 to 1932. Mozambique is a secondary area as well as late colonial times in Brazil.
Series: 
Volume: 
13
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004254299
Publication date: 
November 2013

Robert H. Jackson, Alliant International University, Mexico City

Concerns over native resistance to evangelization on and beyond the Chichimeca frontier (the frontier between sedentary and nomadic natives) prompted the Augustinian missionaries to use graphic visual images of hell to convince natives to embrace the new faith. The Augustinians believed that they...
Series: 
Volume: 
12
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004232457
Publication date: 
April 2013

Teddy Sim Y.H., Nanyang Technological University

Drawing on unpublished materials from the Overseas Historical Archive, and other libraries in Portugal, this book considers Portuguese leadership and organization at home, where it pertained to the governance of the eastern colonies; as well as the formal and ‘soft’ instruments of...
Series: 
Volume: 
10
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004202481
Publication date: 
August 2011

Georg Lehner, University of Vienna

This book shows the ways in which English, French, and German eighteenth- and early nineteenth-century encyclopaedias dealt with things Chinese, offering an analysis of the broad variety of sources and an overview of the main strands of discourse on China.
Series: 
Volume: 
9
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004201507
Publication date: 
May 2011

Stefan Halikowski Smith, Swansea University

This book examines the sizeable Portuguese community in Ayutthaya, the chief river-state in Siam, during a period in which Portuguese power in the region declined. The analysis turns on the creolization and diaspora that affected this community, as well as problems with international trade, the...
Series: 
Volume: 
8
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004190481
Publication date: 
September 2011

Edited by Victor Enthoven, Netherlands Defence Academy, Steve Murdoch, University of St Andrews and Eila Williamson. With the assistance of Ben Teensma.

Captain John Anderson served in the Dutch East India Company (VOC) as ‘Pilot-Major’ between 1640 and 1643. This was his fourth voyage to the Indies and the only one he chose to record. His log gives great insight into the subject of European travel in Asia in the Early Modern Period.
Series: 
Volume: 
7
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004189317
Publication date: 
October 2010

Edited by Peter Limb, Michigan State University, Norman Etherington, University of Western Australia, and Peter Midgley, University of Alberta Press

This volume contributes rich, new material to provide insights into indigenous responses to the colonial empires of Great Britain and Germany (Namibia) and explore the complex intellectual, cultural, literary, and political borders and identities that emerged across these spaces.
Series: 
Volume: 
6
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004178779
Publication date: 
January 2010

Jason Freitag, Ithaca College

Using James Tod’s Annals and Antiquities of Rajasthan, this book demonstrates the power of the British imperial state in constructing historical memories in late nineteenth and early twentieth century India, and how imperial histories reflected Indian social processes as well as European...
Series: 
Volume: 
5
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004175945
Publication date: 
July 2009

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