|Power and corruption in the early modern Portuguese world|
|Pub. Location||Baton Rouge, LA||Publisher||Louisiana State University Press|
|Date||2015||Phys. Desc.||xi, 241 pages : ill. ; 24 cm.|
|Location||Hallway Cases||Call Number||JV4215.M96 2015|
|Power and corruption in the early modern Portuguese world / Erik Lars Myrup.|
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Part I. Europe -- Captivity, redemption, and the birth of a Royal Council -- Kings, colonies, and councilors -- Part II. South America -- Centers and peripheries in the Luso-Brazilian world -- Gambling governors and gilded lead -- Part III. Asia -- One king, two crowns -- The case of the missing men.
Note: Part III (Asia) covers the history of Macau in the 17th-18th centuries, focusing on economic and social local networks in Macau & South China, and discussing the connection between Portuguese merchants and officials with the Guangdong & central Chinese imperial bureaucracy, while offering some references to the role of Jesuits and other missionaries.--Cf. Eugenio Menegon, EUCHINA