Author: Sanjay Subrahmanyam
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN/UPC (if available): 0195652452
This book is a collective work based on international collaboration between Indian, American, French and Portuguese Scholars. It reflects emerging trends in the study of Euro-Asian interaction in the ' Age of Discoveries ', and has a focus on India in particular.
Eight eminent authors combine the newly revised idea of ' biography as social history ', with a number of fresh approaches deriving from hermeneutics and textual criticism. It contributes to the study of early modern Indian ocean trade, Portuguese colonialism and comparative early modern history.
The present volume first appearing as a special issue of the journal SANTA BARBARA PORTUGUESE STUDIES, 1995 contributes to the study of early modern Indian ocean trade, Portuguese colonialism, and comparative early modern history.
Introduction: The Portuguese and Early Modern India
Notes on Portuguese Relations with Vijayanagara, 1500-1565
State-Sponsored female Colonization in the Estado da India
The Straits of Ceylon, 1524-1539: The Portuguese-Mappila Struggle
Purse and Sword: D Henrique Bendahara and Portuguese Melaka
From Setubal to the Sublime Porte: The Wanderings of Jacome de Olivares
The Prophetic and the Miraculous in Portuguese Asia
The Viceroy as Assassin: The Portuguese, the Mughals and Deccan Politics
A Note on Croatia and the Portuguese Indies