You are here
Home > Asia

Download E-books Renascent Empire?: The House of Braganza and the Quest for Stability in Portuguese Monsoon Asia, ca. 1640-1683 PDF

By Glenn J. Ames

Based on wide archival learn in Portugal, India, England, and France, this paintings offers the 1st monographic learn of a vital, but hitherto neglected interval within the historical past of Portugal's Asian empire: the years ca. 1640-1683. Ames' revisionist paintings demonstrates that, opposite to the tradition-al view of the inevitable decline and stagnation of the Estado da India after ca. 1640, those have been years of leading edge and dynamic reform which caused the geo-political and monetary stabilization of Portuguese Asia via 1683. The booklet information this basic shift in Crown coverage towards Asia as initiated via Prince Regent Pedro of Braganza (1668-1702) and performed such a lot successfully by means of Viceroy Luis de MedonHa Furtado e Albuquerque.

Show description

Read Online or Download Renascent Empire?: The House of Braganza and the Quest for Stability in Portuguese Monsoon Asia, ca. 1640-1683 PDF

Similar Asia books

Asia Pacific Human Resource Management and Organisational Effectiveness: Impacts on Practice

Asia Pacific Human source administration and Organisational Effectiveness: affects on perform explores the ideas and purposes of strategic human source administration (SHRM) idea at the roles and practices of human source pros hired in corporations around the Asia Pacific quarter.

Viet Nam: A History from Earliest Times to the Present

For lots of Westerners, the identify Vietnam conjures up pictures of a bloody televised American conflict that generated a firestorm of protest and taken clash into their dwelling rooms. In his sweeping account, Ben Kiernan broadens this imaginative and prescient through narrating the wealthy background of the peoples who've inhabited the land referred to now as Viet Nam over the last 3 thousand years.

Feudal Nobility and the Kingdom of Jerusalem, 1174-1277

It is a learn of the feudal nobles within the Latin country of Jerusalem; their prestige in Palestinian society, their lordships and their political principles; and the improvement of those principles as expressed in constitutional conflicts with kings and regents from 1174 to 1277.

The General Crisis of the Seventeenth Century

Probably the most fierce and wide-ranging debates in old circles over the past 20 years has involved the idea that all through Europe, the 17th century used to be a interval of predicament so pervasive, major and excessive that it may be labelled a 'General Crisis'. a few articles motivated via the controversy have been amassed and released in a publication entitled predicament in Europe, edited via Trevor Aston.

Additional resources for Renascent Empire?: The House of Braganza and the Quest for Stability in Portuguese Monsoon Asia, ca. 1640-1683

Show sample text content

Rated 4.52 of 5 – based on 11 votes
Top