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Título: The Portuguese and the Straits of Melaka, 1575-1619 - Power, Trade and Diplomacy
Autor: Pinto, Paulo Jorge de Sousa
Palavras-chave: Malaca
Ásia do Sueste
mundo malaio
expansão portuguesa
Data: 2012
Editora: NUS Press / Malayan Branch of the Royal Asiatic Society
Citação: PINTO, Paulo Jorge de Sousa - The Portuguese and the Straits of Melaka : 1575-1619 : power, trade and diplomacy. translated by Roopanjali Roy. Singapore : NUS Press ; Kuala Lumpur : Malayan Branch of the Royal Asiatic Society, 2012. XXX, 375 p. ISBN 978-9971-69-570-5 (NUS Press). ISBN 978-967-9948-51-6 (Malayan Branch of the Royal Asiatic Society)
Resumo: Following the fall of the Melaka Sultanate to the Portuguese in 1511, the sultanates of Johor and Aceh emerged as major trading centres alongside Portuguese Melaka. Each power represented wider global interests. Aceh had links with Gujerat, the Ottoman Empire and the Levant. Johor was a centre for Javanese merchants and others involved with the Eastern spice trade. Melaka was part of the Estado da Índia, Portugal’s trading empire that extended from Japan to Mozambique. Throughout the sixteenth century, a peculiar balance among the three powers became an important character of the political and economical life in the Straits of Melaka. The arrival of the Dutch in the early seventeenth century caused considerable changes and led to the decline of Portuguese Melaka. Making extensive use of contemporary Portuguese sources, Paulo Pinto uses geopolitical approach to analyze the financial, political, economic and military institutions that underlay this triangular arrangement, a system that persisted because no one power could achieve an undisputed hegemony. He also considers the position of post-conquest Melaka in the Malay World, where it remained a symbolic centre of Malay civilization and a model of Malay political authority despite changes associated with Portuguese rule, and in the process sheds lights on social, political and genealogical elements within the Johor and Aceh sultanates.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10400.14/13528
ISBN: 978-967-9948-51-6
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