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(Dis)connected EmpiresImperial Portugal, Sri Lankan Diplomacy, and the Making of a Habsburg Conquest in Asia

(Dis)connected Empires: Imperial Portugal, Sri Lankan Diplomacy, and the Making of a Habsburg Conquest in Asia

Zoltán Biedermann

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780198823391
eISBN:
9780191862106
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198823391.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History

(Dis)connected Empires takes the reader on a global journey to explore the triangle formed during the sixteenth century between the Portuguese empire, the empire of Kōtte in Sri Lanka, and the ... More

Madeleine's ChildrenFamily, Freedom, Secrets, and Lies in France's Indian Ocean Colonies

Madeleine's Children: Family, Freedom, Secrets, and Lies in France's Indian Ocean Colonies

Sue Peabody

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780190233884
eISBN:
9780190233914
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190233884.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History, European Early Modern History

This book explores the hidden history of a family in slavery and freedom in the Indian Ocean empires of France and Britain during the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. A tale of legal intrigue, ... More

Who Should Rule?Men of Arms, the Republic of Letters, and the Fall of the Spanish Empire

Who Should Rule?: Men of Arms, the Republic of Letters, and the Fall of the Spanish Empire

Mónica Ricketts

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780190494889
eISBN:
9780190494919
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190494889.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History, Latin American History

This book examines the rise of men of letters and military officers as new and competing political actors in two central areas of the Spanish world: the viceroyalty of Peru and Spain. This was a ... More

In Search of the WayThought and Religion in Early—Modern Japan, 1582-1860

In Search of the Way: Thought and Religion in Early—Modern Japan, 1582-1860

Richard Bowring

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780198795230
eISBN:
9780191836534
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198795230.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History, History of Ideas

In Search of the Way is a history of intellectual and religious developments in Japan during the Tokugawa period, 1582–1860. It begins with an explanation of the fate of Christianity, and goes on to ... More

Power, Politics, and Tradition in the Mongol Empire and the Ilkhanate of Iran

Power, Politics, and Tradition in the Mongol Empire and the Ilkhanate of Iran

Michael Hope

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780198768593
eISBN:
9780191821981
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198768593.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History, Political History

This study provides a new interpretation of how political authority was conceived and transmitted in the Early Mongol Empire (1227–59) and its successor state in Iran, the Īlkhānate (1258–1335). ... More

Empire by TreatyNegotiating European Expansion, 1600-1900

Empire by Treaty: Negotiating European Expansion, 1600-1900

Saliha Belmessous (ed.)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199391783
eISBN:
9780190213213
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199391783.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History, Social History

This book is part of an intellectual project aimed at including indigenous voices in the debate over European appropriation of overseas territories. It is concerned with European efforts to negotiate ... More

Religion and TradeCross-Cultural Exchanges in World History, 1000-1900

Religion and Trade: Cross-Cultural Exchanges in World History, 1000-1900

Francesca Trivellato, Leor Halevi, and Catia Antunes (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2014
ISBN:
9780199379187
eISBN:
9780199379224
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199379187.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History, History of Religion

This book focuses on trade across religious boundaries around the Mediterranean Sea and the Atlantic and Indian Oceans during the second millennium, when transportation technology was fragile and ... More

La ConquistadoraThe Virgin Mary at War and Peace in the Old and New Worlds

La Conquistadora: The Virgin Mary at War and Peace in the Old and New Worlds

Amy G. Remensnyder

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199892983
eISBN:
9780199388868
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199892983.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Medieval History, World Early Modern History

This book brings together medieval Iberia, colonial Mexico, and colonial New Mexico through the largely unexplored history of the Virgin Mary as a figure of warfare and cross-cultural encounter. ... More

Mercantilism ReimaginedPolitical Economy in Early Modern Britain and Its Empire

Mercantilism Reimagined: Political Economy in Early Modern Britain and Its Empire

Philip J. Stern and Carl Wennerlind (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199988532
eISBN:
9780199369997
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199988532.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History, History of Ideas

From schoolbooks to scholarly monographs, mercantilism has come to be synonymous with early modern political economy, though it is just as often criticized as inadequate, incomplete, or incoherent as ... More

The Rule of EmpiresThose Who Built Them, Those Who Endured Them, and Why They Always Fall

The Rule of Empires: Those Who Built Them, Those Who Endured Them, and Why They Always Fall

Timothy H. Parsons

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199931156
eISBN:
9780190254698
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199931156.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History

This book gives a sweeping account of the evolution of empire from its origins in ancient Rome to its most recent twentieth-century embodiment. It explains what constitutes an empire and offers ... More

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