Portuguese And Luso-Asian Legacies In Southeast Asia, 1511-2011, Vol 1: The Making Of The Luso-Asian World - Intricacies Of Engagement


by Jarnagin, Laura (Ed.)

Portuguese And Luso-Asian Legacies In Southeast Asia, 1511-2011, Vol 1: The Making Of The Luso-Asian World - Intricacies Of Engagement

Price:  US$47.92   (SGD59.90*)
Format:  Paper Back, 321 pages
Published:  2011, Singapore, 1st Edition
ISBN:  9789814345255
SB#:  052759 (106)

About This Book

A great deal of material hitherto largely unknown or inaccessible in English is brought to light in this the first volume of the proposed two to arise from the 2010 ISEAS Singapore/Malacca Conference on Portoguese and Luso-Asian Legacies in Southeast asia 1511-2011. Scholars of different disciplines and many nationalities came to mark the 500th anniversary of the arrival in Malacca of Alfonso de Albuquerque. In Part 1, the five papers on 16th-18th century experience of Portugues in Southeast Asia look at the Indo-Portuguese medicinal garden in Goa 1520-1830; Malacca and Viceroy Linhares 1629-35; San Tome 1662-1749; and Debt Repayment and Legacies of Portuguese Bengal Contacts. In Part 2 the papers took at: Identities of Luso-Asians and other Eurasians; demographic trends in Portuguese centres in India 1750-1820; The Green Parrot folkloric motif in South and Southeast Asia. The 4 papers in Part 3 on Legacies in the 20th and 21st Century are on: Portuguese communities in East and Southeast Asia during the 1941-45 Japanese Occupation; Indo-Portuguese literature's presentation of Goa; miscegenation and identity in the novels of H. S. Fernandes of Macao and Rex Shelley of Singapore; and Luso-Diasporic writing on the Portuguese Past in Asia. With bibliography and index.


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