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Published: 01 January 2019

272 Pages | 11 b/w figures/illus.

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780198823391

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(Dis)connected Empires

Imperial Portugal, Sri Lankan Diplomacy, and the Making of a Habsburg Conquest in Asia

Zoltan Biedermann

  • Explores current debates on the study of global history and tries to decipher the motivation behind the South Asian conquest
  • Combines local and global narratives to give a more detailed image of imperialism in this era
  • Argues that diplomacy and mutal understanding can in fact lead to one party becoming subjugated

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