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Power and corruption in the early modern Portuguese world
AuthorMyrup, Erik
Pub. LocationBaton Rouge, LAPublisherLouisiana State University Press
Date2015Phys. Desc.xi, 241 pages : ill. ; 24 cm.
LocationHallway CasesCall NumberJV4215.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

Macau 澳門--History--18th century
Portugal--Colonies--History--17th century
Portugal--Colonies--History--18th century
Social networks--Portugal--History
Macau 澳門--Civilization--Portuguese influence
Macau 澳門--History--17th century
Rec. TypeBookLanguageEnglish
CollectionRicci Institute LibraryRec. #18785
ISBN9780807159804 ; 0807159808LCCN2014035925OCLC894313621