Portuguese Colonial Cities in the Early Modern World

Front Cover
Liam Matthew Brockey
Ashgate Publishing, Ltd., 2008 - History - 282 pages
1 Review
A collection of essays on the Portuguese empire written by the leading scholars in the field. The contributions focus on the social, political and economic aspects of city life in settlements as far apart as Rio de Janeiro, Mozambique Island and Nagasaki.
 

What people are saying - Write a review

We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.

Contents

Portuguese Jewish Communities
17
Riot and
41
The Early Years of an Early Modern Japanese City
63
The Rise and Decline of a Colonial
105
Continuity and Change in an
129
Municipal and Royal Authority
177
Notes on a Project for the City of Goa
205
Representations of Empire
223
A Colonial City between Africa and the Atlantic
249
Index
273
Copyright

Common terms and phrases

About the author (2008)

Liam Matthew Brockey is Associate Professor of History at Michigan State University.

Bibliographic information