From Tagus to the Ganges: Explorations in Connected History

Paperback | August 15, 2011

bySanjay Subrahmanyam

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Like its companion volume Mughals and Franks, this book deploys the concept of 'connected histories' to shed important light on aspects of the history of early modern Eurasia. While the main focus is on relations between Europeans and South Asia, other parts of the world have also been discussed indetail. In this volume Sanjay Subrahmanyam critically analyses the archival data to challenge certain enduring beliefs regarding temporal and geographical frontiers in the task of history writing. He questions old debates and examines hitherto neglected aspects of South and Southeast Asian history. This will interest students and scholars of Indian and South Asian history, medieval history, early modern India, as well as politics.

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Like its companion volume Mughals and Franks, this book deploys the concept of 'connected histories' to shed important light on aspects of the history of early modern Eurasia. While the main focus is on relations between Europeans and South Asia, other parts of the world have also been discussed indetail. In this volume Sanjay Subrahma...

Sanjay Subrahmanyam is Professor, Department of History, Centre for India and South Asia, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), USA. He is also former Professor of Indian History and Culture, University of Oxford and former professor of economic history, Delhi School of Economics. Also, taught at Paris as Directeur d'etudes in...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:276 pages, 9.65 × 6.5 × 0.68 inPublished:August 15, 2011Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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PrefaceAcknowledgementsList of Abbreviations1. On the Window that was India2. On Indian Views of the Portuguese in Asia, 1500-17003. Persianization and 'Mercantilism' in Bay of Bengal History, 1400-17004. Violence, Grievance, and Memory in Early Modern South Asia5. Sixteenth-century Millenarianism from the Tagues to the Ganges6. European Chroniclers and the Mughals7. Manila, Melaka, Mylapore: A Dominican Voyage through the Indies, circa 16008. Dutch Tribulations in Seventeenth-century Mrauk-UIndex