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The Portuguese Empire in Asia, 1500-1700: A Political and Economic History
Early modern Asia - geo-politics and economic change 15th- and 16th-century states the circulation of elites towards a taxonomy long-term trends Portuguese state and society, 1200-1500 crown andExpand
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Writing the Mughal World: Studies on Culture and Politics
Between the mid-sixteenth and early nineteenth century, the Mughal Empire was an Indo-Islamic dynasty that ruled as far as Bengal in the east and Kabul in the west, as high as Kashmir in the northExpand
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Penumbral Visions: Making Polities in Early Modern South India
This volume analyses how political structures in south India underwent the transition from Vijayanagara to early colonial rule. Its focus is on south-eastern India, but the discussion is wide-rangingExpand
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Taking stock of the Franks
This article reflects on a diverse set of materials that constitute a part of South Asian xenology in the early modern period. Partly derived from South India, and partly from the northern IndianExpand
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Institutions and economic change in South Asia
The text reflects a process of inter-disciplinary dialogue between historians, economists and anthropologists, at a time when the discipline of economic history in South Asia has entered something ofExpand
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The Political Economy of Merchant Empires: Evolution of Empire: The Portuguese in the Indian Ocean During the Sixteenth Century
INTRODUCTION A better understanding than obtains at present of the nature of the Portuguese imperial enterprise in the sixteenth-century Indian Ocean depends on the resolution of a paradox: If it isExpand
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Iranians Abroad: Intra-Asian Elite Migration and Early Modern State Formation
The idea of trader communities spread across the shores of the Indian Ocean, or along the caravan routes of the Asian heartland, is a familiar one. Once designated as the ubiquitous “pedlars” of theExpand
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The Portuguese, the port of Basrur, and the rice trade, 1600-50
arose quite naturally . ut of the fact that the focus of most historians was the Euro-Asian trade in high value goods, with the intra-Asian trade heing dealt with only insofar as was necessary toExpand
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Envisioning power
The article reflects on the first part of the memoirs of a late eighteenth-century Mughal prince, Mirza ‘Ali Bakht Azfari, who was held prisoner in Shahjahanabad-Delhi until well into his adultExpand
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