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Three ways to be alien : travails and encounters in the early modern world

Author: Sanjay Subrahmanyam
Publisher: Waltham, Mass. : Brandeis University Press, ©2011.
Series: Menahem Stern Jerusalem lectures.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This title presents a study of individual trajectories in an early modern global context. Fascinating figures and events at the edges of Western history are given centre stage, and the book reveals the early modern world to be much smaller than we may have thought.
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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: ʻAli bin Yusuf ʻAdil Khan; Anthony Sherley, Sir; Niccolao Manucci; ʻAli bin Yusuf ʻAdil Khan; Niccolao Manucci; Anthony Sherley, Sir; ʹAli bin YusufʹAdil Khan.; Nicolao Manucci; Antony Sherley
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sanjay Subrahmanyam
ISBN: 9781584659914 1584659912 9781584659921 1584659920 9781611680195 1611680190
OCLC Number: 694394442
Description: xviii, 228 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction : three (and more) ways to be alien --
A Muslim prince in counter-reformation Goa --
The perils of realpolitik --
Unmasking the Mughals --
By way of conclusion.
Series Title: Menahem Stern Jerusalem lectures.
Responsibility: Sanjay Subrahmanyam.

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