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Author Sim, Teddy.

Title Portuguese enterprise in the East : survival in the years 1707-1757 / by Teddy Sim
Published Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2011
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Description 1 online resource (xxv, 212 pages) : maps
Series European expansion and indigenous response, 1873-8974 ; v. 10
European expansion and indigenous response ; v. 10
Contents Acknowledgments; Foreword; List of Maps and Tables; Abbreviations; Chapter One The Portuguese Empire in Asia; Chapter Two The Empire on the Eve of the Eighteenth Century; Chapter Three Leadership from Lisbon to Goa; Chapter Four Diplomacy and War; Chapter Five Commercial Challenges of the Eastern Empire; Chapter Six Imperial Power through Culture and Religion; Chapter Seven Beginning of a Reversal? 1741-57; Chapter Eight Conclusions; Appendices; Bibliography; Index
Summary Drawing on unpublished materials from the Overseas Historical Archive, and other libraries in Portugal, this book considers Portuguese leadership and organization at home, where it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 state applied on the ground in these colonies in first half of the eighteenth century
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Portugal -- Colonies -- Asia -- Administration -- History -- 18th century.
Portugal -- Colonies -- Asia -- History -- 18th century.
Portugal -- Politics and government -- 1706-1750.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1283270633
9004209859 (electronic bk.)
9789004209855 (electronic bk.)