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Glenn J. Ames <email@example.com>
University of Toledo
Early Modern Portuguese, French and European History
Portuguese Expansion and Empire, 1450-1700
European Expansion-Maritime History
Indian Ocean History, 1500-1800
|Address:||Department of History
The University of Toledo
Toledo, Ohio 43606
|List Affiliations:||Former Advisory Board Member for H-Portugal
Former List Editor for H-Portugal
|Interests:||European History / Studies
Latin American and Caribbean History / Studies
World History / Studies
(1) Colbert, Mercantilism and the French Quest for Asian Trade (DeKalb, 1996)
(2) Renascent Empire: The House of Braganza and the Quest for Stability in Portuguese Monsoon Asia, c. 1640-1683 (Amsterdam, 2000)
(3) Distant Lands and Diverse Cultures: The French Experience in Asia, 1600-1700, co-edited with Ronald S. Love, for Greenwood’s Contributions in Comparative Colonial Studies Series (Westport, CT, 2003)
(4) Renaissance Crusader: The Life of Vasco da Gama, 1469-1524 (New York, Longman Publishing, Library of World Biography Series, Peter N. Stearns, Series Editor, 2005)
(5) The Globe Encompassed: European Expansion and Conquest, 1500-1700 (New York, Prentice Hall Publishing, The Connections Series, Alfred J. Andrea, Series Editor, 2006)
(1) "A Portuguese Perspective on the Emerging French Presence in the East, c. 1670," Studia XLVI (1987) pp. 255-87
(2) "The Estado da India, 1663-1677: Priorities and Strategies in Europe and the East," Revista Portuguesa de História XXII (1987) pp. 31-46
(3) "Colbert's Grand Asian Fleet of 1670," The Mariner's Mirror LXXVI (1990) pp. 227-40
(4) "Colbert's Asian Strategy of 1664-1674: A Reappraisal," French Historical Studies XVI (1990) pp. 536-59
(5) "The Carreira da India, 1668-1682: Maritime Enterprise and the Quest for Stability in Portugal's Asian Empire, The Journal of European Economic History XX (1991) pp. 7-27
(6) “Henry The Navigator” in the Columbus Encyclopedia edited by Silvio Bedini (New York, 1991).
(7) "Colbert and the Elusive Quest for French Mercantile Power in the Indian Ocean, 1664-1674," Proceedings of the 16th Meeting of the French Colonial Historical Society, edited by Patricia Galloway (New York, 1992) pp. 126-41
(8) "Colbert and the World Market Economy, 1661-1683: Bourbon Absolutism and the Compagnie Royale des Indes Orientales," Proceedings of the 19th Meeting of Western Society for French History, edited by Norman Ravitch (Riverside CA, 1992) pp. 57-65.
(9) "An Elusive Partner: Portugal and Colbert's Projected Asian Alliance, 1669-1672," Revista Portuguesa de História XXVIII (1993) pp. 33-57.
(10) "The Goa Rendas and the Case for Indigenous Dominance in the Economy of Portuguese Monsoon Asia, 1600-1700," in Fra Spazio e Tempo: Studi in Onore di Luigi De Rosa, edited by Ilaria Zilli (Naples, 1995) I:1-12.
(11) "Spices and Sulphur: Some New Evidence on the Quest for Economic Stabilization in Portuguese Monsoon Asia, 1668-1682,": The Journal of European Economic History XXIV ( 1995) p.465-87.
(12) "Descartes and the Deccan: Francois Bernier's Views on the State of Mughal India during the Age of the Scientific Revolution," Proceedings of the 20th Annual Meeting of the French Colonial Historical Society edited by A.J.B.Johnston (1996) pp. 27-35.
(13) “The Perils of Spreading the True Faith in Asia: Fr. Ephraim de Nevers and the Goa Inquisition, 1650-1651,” Western Society for French History:Proceedings, XXIII edited Barry Rothaus (1996) pp. 81-94.
(14) "Pedro II and the Estado da India: Braganzan Absolutism and Overseas Empire, 1668-1683," Luso-Brazilian Review XXXIV:II (1997) pp. 1-13
(15) “A Noble Life: Luis de Mendonça Furtado and the Quest for Fama in Baroque Portugal and her Empire,” Revista Portuguesa de História XXXII (1997-1998) pp. 305-29.
(16) “The Straits of Hurmuz Fleets: Omani-Portuguese Naval Rivalry and Encounters, c. 1660-1680,” The Mariner’s Mirror LXXXIII (November, 1997) pp. 398-409
(17) “An African Eldorado?: The Portuguese Quest for Wealth in Mozambique and the Rios de Cuama, c. 1661-1683,” International Journal of African Historical Studies, 31, No. 1 (1998) pp. 91-110.
(18) Colbert, Mercantilism, and the Portuguese Quest for Renascent Trade in Asia, 1661-1683,” Western Society for French History:Proceedings XXV edited by Barry Rothaus (1998) pp. 88-97.
(19) “The Economy of Portuguese Asia after 1640: The Carreira da India during the Regency of Prince Pedro of Braganza,” Proceedings of the International Conference ‘Vasco da Gama and India’ edited by João Pedro Garcia (3 vols. (Lisbon, 1999) II: 75-89.
(20) “Afonso de Albuquerque” and “Francisco de Almeida” in Encyclopedia of the Renaissance edited by Paul F. Grendler (6 vols., New York, 1999) I:32-33, 46-47.
(21) “Serving God, Mammon, or Both?: Religious vis-à-vis Economic Priorities in the Portuguese Estado da India, ca. 1600-1700,” The Catholic Historical Review LXXXVI No. 2 (April 2000) pp. 193-216.
(22) “A Royal Bride for Two Brothers: Marie–Françoise of Savoy–Nemours and the French Lobby at the Court of Portugal, 1666–1672” Proceedings of the Western Society for French History edited by Barry Rothaus (Unversity Press of Colorado, 2000) pp. 152–164.
(23) “The Salsette Campaign of 1658-1659: Issues of War and Peace in Bijapuri-Portuguese Relations during the mid-17th Century” for The Portuguese, Indian Ocean and European Bridgeheads: Festschrift in Honour of Prof. K.S. Mathew edited by Pius Malekandathil and Jamal Mohammed (Tellicherry, 2001) pp. 223-40.
(24) “Trade and Inquisition: Fr. Ephraim de Nevers, M. Dellon and the Challenges Confronting the French in India, ca. 1650-1677” Proceedings of the Western Society for French History edited by Barry Rothaus (Unversity Press of Colorado, 2002) pp. 113-26.
(25) “Fama e Reputação: The Provincial Portuguese Nobility, The Challenges of the Restoration Era, and Imperial Service in the Estado da India, ca. 1661-1683” The Journal of Early Modern History 6,1 (2002) pp. 1-23.
(26) “’Laws of God’: The Role of Religion in the Transfer and Consolidation of Bombay, ca. 1661-1687” The Historical Journal 46, 2 (2003) pp. 317–40.
(27) “Pepper Dreams: The Compagnie Royale des Indies Orientales and the Malabar Coast, ca. 1660–1700,” in Country Trade and European Empire in the Arabian Seas: 17th and 18th Centuries edited by Rene Barndese (Forthcoming, 2005)
(28) “The Province of the North: War, Trade and Urban Planning in an Age of Decline and Rebirth, ca. 1600-1683” in Nodes of Empire: Portuguese Colonial Cities in the Early Modern Period edited by Liam M. Brockey (Forthcoming, 2006).
(29) “The Portuguese Province of the North: “Creole” Power Groups in Urban Centers and their Hinterlands, ca. 1630-1680” Proceedings of the Charles R. Boxer Centenery Conference, edited by Malyn Newitt (London, Forthcoming, 2006)
(30) “Brahmins and Christians: The Quest for Wealth and Social Power in the Portuguese Estado da India, ca. 1600-1700” edited by M. Torri, Proceedings of the Pavia International Conference on Unity and Disversity in India (Forthcoming, 2006)