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The Resource The Portuguese in Sri Lanka and South India : Studies in the History of Diplomacy, Empire and Trade, 1500-1650

The Portuguese in Sri Lanka and South India : Studies in the History of Diplomacy, Empire and Trade, 1500-1650

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The Portuguese in Sri Lanka and South India : Studies in the History of Diplomacy, Empire and Trade, 1500-1650
Title
The Portuguese in Sri Lanka and South India
Title remainder
Studies in the History of Diplomacy, Empire and Trade, 1500-1650
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Zoltán Biedermann's book explores the Portuguese presence in Sri Lanka and South India with an emphasis on connections, interactions and adaptations. An introduction, six freshly revised case studies and an afterword provide historical insights into the making of Portuguese power in the region and point out new ways forward in the study of the subject. Themes explored include Portuguese diplomacy in Asia, the connected histories of Portugal, Sri Lanka and the Habsburg Empire, the importance of cartography for the development of Iberian ideas of conquest, the political mechanisms that allowed f
Member of
Cataloging source
EBLCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Biedermann, Zoltán
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Maritime Asia
Series volume
v. 25
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Portuguese
  • Portuguese
  • Portuguese
  • South Asia
  • Portugiesen
  • Handel
  • Diplomatie
  • Sri Lanka
  • Indien
  • HISTORY / Asia / India & South Asia
Label
The Portuguese in Sri Lanka and South India : Studies in the History of Diplomacy, Empire and Trade, 1500-1650
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Illustrations; Acknowledgments; 1. Introduction: Studying the Portuguese in South Asia and Beyond; 2. Negotiating Empire: Portuguese Diplomacy in Asia in the Sixteenth Century; 3. From Diplomacy to Conquest: The "Matrioshka Principle" and How it was Overcome in Sri Lanka; 4. Imagining Space before Conquest: Two Contrasting Maps of Sri Lanka, 1568-1606; 5. Imperial Incorporation: The "Malwana Convention" and the Lankan Transition to Colonial Rule; 6. Colonialism and Cosmopolitanism: Colombo, Cannanore, and the Chimera of the Multi-Ethnic Melting-Po(r)tin South Asia
  • 7. Change and Resilience under Colonial Rule: The Hunting and Trading of Elephants in Sri Lanka, 1500-18008. Afterword; Bibliography; Index
Control code
ocn882769392
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (216 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9783447192897
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctvc1w3z1
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)882769392
Label
The Portuguese in Sri Lanka and South India : Studies in the History of Diplomacy, Empire and Trade, 1500-1650
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Illustrations; Acknowledgments; 1. Introduction: Studying the Portuguese in South Asia and Beyond; 2. Negotiating Empire: Portuguese Diplomacy in Asia in the Sixteenth Century; 3. From Diplomacy to Conquest: The "Matrioshka Principle" and How it was Overcome in Sri Lanka; 4. Imagining Space before Conquest: Two Contrasting Maps of Sri Lanka, 1568-1606; 5. Imperial Incorporation: The "Malwana Convention" and the Lankan Transition to Colonial Rule; 6. Colonialism and Cosmopolitanism: Colombo, Cannanore, and the Chimera of the Multi-Ethnic Melting-Po(r)tin South Asia
  • 7. Change and Resilience under Colonial Rule: The Hunting and Trading of Elephants in Sri Lanka, 1500-18008. Afterword; Bibliography; Index
Control code
ocn882769392
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (216 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9783447192897
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctvc1w3z1
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)882769392

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