作者 Wing, John T
書名 Roots of empire : forests and state power in early modern Spain, c. 1500-1750 / by John T. Wing
出版項 Leiden ; Boston : Brill, [2015]
國際標準書號 9789004261365 (hardcover : acid-free paper)
9789004261372 (e-book)
book jacket
館藏地 索書號 處理狀態 OPAC 訊息 條碼
 傅斯年圖書館西文圖書區  SD631 W769 2015    在架上    30530001209766
 人文社會聯圖  SD631 .W46 2015    在架上    30610020476453
說明 xii, 268 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
系列 Brill's series in the history of the environment, 1876-6595 ; volume 4
Brill's series in the history of the environment ; v. 4
附註 "Roots of Empire is the first monograph to connect forest management and state-building in the early modern Spanish global monarchy. The Spanish crown's control over valuable sources of shipbuilding timber in Spain, Latin America, and the Philippines was critical for developing and sustaining its maritime empire. This book examines Spain's forest management policies from the sixteenth century through the middle of the eighteenth century, connecting the global imperial level with local lived experiences in forest communities impacted by this manifestation of expanded state power. As home to the early modern world's most extensive forestry bureaucracy, Spain met serious political, technological, and financial limitations while still managing to address most of its timber needs without upending the social balance"--Provided by publisher
Includes bibliographical references (pages 247-262) and index
Introducing Spanish state forestry -- A new state forestry for the first global age -- Forests of the Ultramar -- The struggle to stay afloat in the seventeenth century -- Bottoming out and revival under the First Bourbon, 1700-1746 -- The triumph of state forestry : 1748-1754
主題 Forest policy -- Spain -- History
Forest management -- Political aspects -- Spain -- History
Forests and forestry -- Spain -- History
Forests and forestry -- Spain -- Colonies -- History
Shipbuilding -- Spain -- History
Spain -- Colonies -- History
Imperialism -- History
Spain -- Politics and government -- 1516-1700
Spain -- Politics and government -- 1700-1746
Spain -- Colonies -- Environmental conditions