The Resource Burmese Administrative Cycles : Anarchy and Conquest, c. 1580-1760, (electronic resource)

Burmese Administrative Cycles : Anarchy and Conquest, c. 1580-1760, (electronic resource)

Burmese Administrative Cycles : Anarchy and Conquest, c. 1580-1760
Burmese Administrative Cycles
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Anarchy and Conquest, c. 1580-1760
This book is the first detailed study of administration and politics in premodern Burma and one of the few works of its kind for mainland Southeast Asia. Originally published in 1984. The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology to again make available previously out-of-print books from the distinguished backlist of Princeton University Press. These paperback editions preserve the original texts of these important books while presenting them in durable paperback editions. The goal of the Princeton Legacy Library is to vastly increase access to t
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  • 959.1/02
  • 959.102
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JQ448 .L53 2014
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Burmese Administrative Cycles : Anarchy and Conquest, c. 1580-1760, (electronic resource)
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  • Cover; Contents; Acknowledgments; Abbreviations; Transcriptions, Dates, Terms, and Notes; Maps; Introduction; 1. Decline and Restoration of the Toungoo Empire, C. 1580-1635; Section One. The First Toungoo Empire; Section Two. Restoration of the Toungoo Dynasty, 1597-1635; 2. The Structure of Government in the Restored Empire; Section One. Administration in the Nuclear Zone; Section Two. Administration in the Zone of Dependent Provinces; Section Three. Administration in the Zone of Tributaries; 3. The Decline of Royal Authority in the Nuclear Zone, 1648-1752
  • Section One. Growing Ministerial Autonomy, 1648-1714Section Two. Disorganization of the Royal Population, c. 1660-1714; Section Three. Princely Dissidence to 1714; Section Four. The Final Reigns; 4. Ava's Loss of Control over the Outer Zones, 1660-1752; Section One. Pacification and Decline in the Tributary Zone; Section Two. The Manipuri Threat; Section Three. The Revolt of Lower Burma; Section Four. The Role of Neighboring Empires; 5. Alaùng-Hpayá's Reintegration, 1752-1760; Section One. The Foundation of Alaùng-hpayá's Power in Upper Burma
  • Section Two. Destruction of the Peguan Kingdom, 1754-1757Section Three. Administrative Measures; Section Four. The Final Campaigns, 1758-1760; Conclusions and Analogies; Appendix I. List of Toungoo and Early Mr"n-baung Kings; Appendix II. A Note on Major Sources; Bibliography; Index
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  • (OCoLC)884013456
  • ebl1400855853

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