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H-ASIA May 11, 2007 ToC Itinerario 31/1 (2007) ********************** From: Markus.Vink@fredonia.edu Dear H-ASIA subscribers, Below please find the Table of Contents of Itinerario 31:1 (2007), the official journal of the Forum on European Expansion and Global Interaction (F.E.E.G.I.). Itinerario is a Leiden-based journal with an international readership, dealing with all aspects related to European expansion and cross-cultural interaction in Africa, the Americas, Asia, and Australia. It is currently in its 30th year of publication and appears three times a year. Each issue contains 1 interview, 2 review articles, and ca. 40 book reviews of 1,000-1,200 words length. For subscriptions inside the U.S.A., Mexico, and Canada: Itinerario, c/o John Carter Brown Library, P.O. Box 1894, Providence, RI 02912, U.S.A. For subscriptions outside the U.S.A., Mexico, and Canada, please contact Marijke van Wissen-van Staden at: firstname.lastname@example.org If you are currently not a member of our affiliated organization the Forum on European Expansion and Global Interaction (F.E.E.G.I.), please join us. Membership dues for 2007 are 20 dollars (USD), payable to: F.E.E.G.I., c/o Prof. Linda Rupert, Department of History, University of North Carolina-Greensboro, HHRA 2106, P.O. Box 26170, Greensboro, NC 27402-6170. F.E.E.G.I. organizes a biennial conference (the February 2006 meeting was held at the Huntington Library), hosts an official website with an electronic Newsletter (www.feegi.org), manages an email distribution and discussion list (email@example.com), and is affiliated with Itinerario (Itinerario@let.leidenuniv.nl). Members receive a discount of 11 dollars when subscribing to Itinerario (51 dollars instead of 62 dollars) and are automatically placed on a list for potential reviewers for future issues. ITINERARIO 31/1 (2007) Contents Letter from the Editors 5 Interview 'I am not going to call myself a global historian' An Interview with C.A. Bayly (by Binu M. John) 7 Articles Adam Clulow, Unjust, Cruel and Barbarous Proceedings: Japanese Mercenaries and the Amboyna Incident of 1623 15 Christian J. Koot, Constructing the Empire: English Governors, Imperial Policy, and Inter-imperial Trade in New York City and the Leeward Islands, 1650-1689 35 Sandra Rebok, A New Approach: Alexander von Humboldt?s Perception of Colonial Spanish America as Reflected in his Travel Diaries 61 Wim Ravesteijn, Controlling Water, Controlling People: Irrigation Engineering and State Formation in the Dutch East Indies 89 Review Articles Slavery and the Slave Trade in the Atlantic World (David Northrup) 119 Race For Entry: The Opening of Japan (Katalin Ferber) 124 Reviews General-World Christopher Leslie Brown and Philip D. Morgan, eds, Arming Slaves: From Classical Times to the Modern Age (William D. Phillips, Jr) 129 Pieter C. Emmer, The Dutch Slave Trade, 1500-1850 (Markus P.M. Vink) 130 Jorge Cańizares-Esguerra and Erik R. Seeman, eds, The Atlantic in Global History, 1500-2000 (Amitava Chowdhury) 133 J.H. Elliott, Empires of the Atlantic World: Britain and Spain in America 1492-1830 (Kristen Block) 136 John Keay, The Spice Route: A History (Eric Tagliacozzo) 137 Marc Kleijwegt, ed., The Faces of Freedom: The Manumission and Emancipation of Slaves in Old World and New World Slavery (Markus Vink) 139 Susan Scott Parrish, American Curiosity: Cultures of Natural History in the Colonial British Atlantic World (Phyllis Whitman Hunter) 142 Africa W.B. Carnochan, The Sad Story of Burton, Speke, and the Nile; or, Was John Hanning Speke a Cad? Looking at the Evidence (Tim Carmichael) 144 James McDougall, History and the Culture of Nationalism in Algeria (Leland Conley Barrows) 145 Stephen J. Rockel, Carriers of Culture: Labor on the Road in Nineteenth-Century East Africa (Jeremy Rich) 147 Russel Viljoen, Jan Paerl: A Khoikhoi in Cape Colonial Society, 1761-1851 (Roger B. Beck) 149 Asia-General Engseng Ho, The Graves of Tarim: Genealogy and Mobility Across the Indian Ocean (John E. Wills, Jr) 151 Australia, New Zealand, and the Pacific Harry Liebersohn, The Traveler?s World: Europe to the Pacific (Claire Brennan) 152 East Asia Alain Le Pinchon, ed., China Trade and Empire: Jardine, Matheson & Co. and the Origins of British Rule in Hong Kong, 1827-1843 (Donna Brunero) 154 Ellen Gardner Nakamura, Practical Pursuits: Takano Chôei, Takahashi Keisaku, and Western Medicine in Nineteenth-Century Japan (Hiraku Shimoda) 156 Europe and the Wider World Jorge Magasich-Airola and Jean Marc de Beer, America Magica: When Renaissance Europe Thought it had Conquered Paradise. Translated by Moica Sandor (Laura Ammon) 157 Troy Bickham, Savages Within the Empire: Representations of American Indians in Eighteenth-Century Britain (Mark S. Dawson) 159 Francis J. Bremer and Lynn A. Botelho, eds, The World of John Winthrop: Essays on England and New England, 1588-1649 (Kevin Gannon) 161 Francis A. Dutra, Military Orders in the Early Modern Portuguese World: The Orders of Christ, Santigo and Avis (Gayle K. Brunelle) 163 Martine Julia van Ittersum, Profit and Principle: Hugo Grotius, Natural Rights Theories and the Rise of Dutch Power in the East Indies (1595-1615) (Lauren Benton) 164 Christopher Schmidt Nowara, The Conquest of History: Spanish Colonialism and National Histories in the Nineteenth Century (Scott Eastman) 166 Stephen A. Toth, Beyond Papillon: The French Overseas Penal Colonies, 1854-1952 (Deborah Neill) 168 Latin America and the Caribbean Jordana Dym, From Sovereign Villages to National States: City, State, and Federation in Central America, 1759-1839 (Karen Racine) 170 John Lynch, Simón Bolívar: A Life (Jesse Hingson) 171 Russell R. Menard, Sweet Negotiations: Sugar, Slavery, and Plantation Agriculture in Early Barbados (Michael Guasco) 173 Alida C. Metcalf, Go-Betweens and the Colonization of Brazil, 1500-1600 (Russell L. Stockard, Jr.) 175 José Manuel Santos Pérez and George F. Cabral de Souza, eds, El Desafio Holandés al Dominico Ibérico en Brasil en el Siglo XVII (Mark Meuwese) 177 Steven Topik, Carlos Marichal, and Zephyr Frank, eds, From Silver to Cocaine: Latin American Commodity Chains and the Building of the World Economy, 1500-2000 (Nancy Fitch) 179 Karol K. Weaver, Medical Revolutionaries: The Enslaved Healers of Eighteenth- Century Saint Domingue (Juanita de Barros) 181 Middle East Nicholas B. Breyfogle, Heretics and Colonizers: Forging Russia?s Empire in the South Caucasus (Louis M. Waddell) 182 Suraiya Faroqhi, The Ottoman Empire and the World Around It (Emilian Kavalski) 184 North America Joseph A. Conforti, Saints and Strangers: New England in British North America (Phillip Luke Sinitiere) 186 Evan Haefeli and Kevin Sweeney, eds, Captive Histories: English, French, and Native Narratives of the 1704 Deerfield Raid (William Van Arragon) 188 Cynthia M. Kennedy, Braided Relations, Entwined Lives: The Women of Charleston?s Urban Slave Society (Colleen A. Vasconcellos) 189 Brendan McConville, The King?s Three Faces: The Rise and Fall of Royal America, 1688-1776 (Charles W. A. Prior) 191 Paul Otto, The Dutch-Munsee Encounter in America: The Struggle for Sovereignty in the Hudson Valley (Mark L. Thompson) 193 Alan Taylor, The Divided Ground: Indians, Settlers, and the Northern Borderland of the American Revolution (Andrew K. Frank) 194 South Asia Sunil S. Amrith, Decolonizing International Health: India and Southeast Asia, 1930-65 (James H. Mills) 196 Paolo Aranha, Il Cristianesimo Latino in India nel XVI Seculo (Francisco Bethencourt) 197 David Arnold, The Tropics and the Traveling Gaze: India, Landscape, and Science, 1800-1856 (Mary Jane Maxwell) 200 Ronald Inden, Text and Practice: Essays on South Asian History. With an introduction by Daud Ali (Jahnavi Phalkey) 202 Thomas R. Trautmann, Languages and Nations: The Dravidian Proof in Colonial Madras (Peter L. Schmitthenner) 204 Southeast Asia Warwick Anderson, Colonial Pathologies: American Tropical Medicine, Race, and Hygiene in the Philippines (Daniel Becker) 206 Wil O. Dijk, Seventeenth-Century Burma and the Dutch East India Company, 1634-1680 (Nigel Worden) 208 Vincente L. Rafael, The Promise of the Foreign: Nationalism and the Technics of Translation in the Spanish Philippines (Matthew James Crawford) 209 M.C. Ricklefs, Mystic Synthesis in Java: A History of Islamization from the Fourteenth to the Early Nineteenth Centuries (William Cummings) 211 Markus Vink Research Associate, Indian Ocean World Centre, McGill University Book Review Editor, Itinerario Associate Professor Department of History State University of New York at Fredonia 280 Central Avenue E318 Thompson Hall Fredonia, NY 14063 U.S.A. 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