Investing in the Early Modern Built Environment

Europeans, Asians, Settlers and Indigenous Societies

Edited by Carole Shammas, University of Southern California

Status: 
€136,00
$177.00
ISBN13: 
9789004231160
E-ISBN: 
9789004231191
Publication Date: 
August 2012
Format: 
Hardback
Publication Type: 
Pages, Illustr.: 
xxvi, 404 pp., 52 illustrations
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ISSN: 
1873-8974
Volume: 
11

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
Expected: 
August 2015
€99,00
$128.00

Markus P.M. Vink, State University of New York at Fredonia

In Encounters on the Opposite Coast Markus Vink offers a detailed narrative of the first half century of cross-cultural interaction between the Dutch East India Company (VOC) and the Nayaka state of Madurai in southeast India (c. 1645-1690).
Series: 
Volume: 
17
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004272637
Expected: 
June 2015
€219,00
$284.00

Robert H. Jackson

Despite the effects of epidemics of highly contagious old world crowd diseases, the native populations living on the Paraguay and Chiquitos missions survived and retained a unique ethnic identity. A comparative approach shows how demographic patterns on the Paraguay and Chiquitos missions...
Series: 
Volume: 
16
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004284999
E-ISBN: 
9789004285002
Publication date: 
March 2015
€99,00
$128.00

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
E-ISBN: 
9789004284555
Publication date: 
March 2015
€89,00
$115.00

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
E-ISBN: 
9789004283909
Publication date: 
November 2014
€109,00
$141.00

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
E-ISBN: 
9789004254312
Publication date: 
November 2013
€99,00
$128.00

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
E-ISBN: 
9789004251212
Publication date: 
April 2013
€111,00
$152.00

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
E-ISBN: 
9789004209855
Publication date: 
August 2011
€107,00
$140.00

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
E-ISBN: 
9789004206984
Publication date: 
May 2011
€107,00
$140.00

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
E-ISBN: 
9789004206854
Publication date: 
September 2011
€107,00
$140.00

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