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Published: 08 November 2018

272 Pages | 11 black and white figures/illustrations


ISBN: 9780198823391

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(Dis)connected Empires

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

Zoltán Biedermann

  • Explores current debates on global and connected history to ask questions about conquest and colonization
  • Combines local and global narratives to explore early modern imperial ideas in Europe and South Asia
  • Argues that diplomacy and mutal understanding can in fact lead to one party becoming subjugated