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The Economic Relationship between the Ottoman Empire and Southeast Asia in the Seventeenth Century

A. C. S. Peacock

in From Anatolia to Aceh: Ottomans, Turks, and Southeast Asia

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780197265819
eISBN:
9780191771972
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265819.003.0004
Subject:
History, Middle East History

Southeast Asia was linked to the Ottoman Empire by economic ties, in particular the spice trade, but the nature of this relationship is poorly understood, especially for the seventeenth century. Its ... More


Milton, Alexander’s Pirate, and Merchant Empires in the East

Su Fang Ng

in Alexander the Great from Britain to Southeast Asia: Peripheral Empires in the Global Renaissance

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780198777687
eISBN:
9780191864803
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198777687.003.0010
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, World History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter examines John Milton’s allusions to Alexander the Great in Paradise Lost, with particular emphasis on his critique of the Dutch East Indies Empire and their English imitators. It ... More


Scottish Alexanders and Stuart Empire

Su Fang Ng

in Alexander the Great from Britain to Southeast Asia: Peripheral Empires in the Global Renaissance

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780198777687
eISBN:
9780191864803
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198777687.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, World History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter examines how the Scottish Alexander Romance, Buik of King Alexander the Conquerour, raises issues that are important to the ambitions of James IV of Scotland: religious crusade and ... More


Sebastian Cabot & the Voyage for Spice

Heather Dalton

in Merchants and Explorers: Roger Barlow, Sebastian Cabot, and Networks of Atlantic Exchange 1500–1560

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780199672059
eISBN:
9780191773747
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199672059.003.0006
Subject:
History, Cultural History

The chapter begins in December 1524 when Sebastian Cabot, Robert Thorne, and five Genoese merchants agreed to raise funds to finance a voyage—to send a fleet to the Moluccas. The group were keen to ... More


Future History: Global Fantasies in Seventeenth-Century American and British Writings

Kristina Bross

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780190665135
eISBN:
9780190665166
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190665135.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century, Historiography

Future History analyzes English and American writings that imagine England on a global stage well before England became an empire or the United States became a global power. Through close readings, ... More


Form and Function: On Politics and the Morphology of the Bazaar in Yazd

Ali Modarres

in The Bazaar in the Islamic City: Design, Culture, and History

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9789774165290
eISBN:
9781617971334
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774165290.003.0011
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter discusses the impact of politics on the transformation of the form and function of the bazaar in Yazd, especially after the 19th century. Given the historical importance of Yazd to the ... More


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