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Author: Vasco de Gama; Glenn Joseph Ames
Publisher: Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2009.
Series: European expansion and indigenous response, 4.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Mixed form : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats

Based on historiographical changes over the last century, this new edited edition of the Journal of the First Voyage of Vasco da Gama to India (1497-1499) provides the first English translation of  Read more...


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Named Person: Vasco de Gama
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Vasco de Gama; Glenn Joseph Ames
ISBN: 9789004176430 9004176438
OCLC Number: 495213083
Description: 1 vol. (XIII-182 p.) : ill. ; 25 cm.
Contents: Preface Introduction Background to Voyage Vasco da Gama Command of the 1497 Fleet The Fleet and its Preparations The Manuscript Debate on Authorship Significance Ravenstein's First English Edition Da Gama's Departure The Voyage The Atlantic: Lisbon to the Cape of Good Hope From Santiago to the Bay of Saint Helena The African Coast Doubling the Cape of Good Hope The Bay of Sao Bras From Sao Bras to Malindi Natal and the Land of Boa Gente Rio dos Bons Sinais Mozambique The Shoals of Sao Rafael Mombasa Malindi Across the Arabian Sea Calicut First Audience with the Samorin A 'Christian Church' Presents for the Samorin A Second Audience Pandarane The Fleet off Calicut The Return Voyage Anjediva Mogadishu Malindi The Cape of Good Hope The Journal Ends Kingdoms to the South of Calicut About Elephants Prices of Spices at Alexandria The Language of Calicut Appendix I: Men in Da Gama's Fleet Appendix II: Accounts of Correia and Castanheda Appendix III: Contemporary Letters D. Manuel I to Ferdinand and Isabella D. Manuel I to Cardinal Protector D. Jorge da Costa First Two Letters of Girolamo Sernigi Appendix IV: Honors Granted to Vasco da Gama D. Manuel's Grant of 24 December 1499 D. Manuel's Grant of 10 January 1500 Appendix V: Da Gama's Sailing Instructions to Cabral Appendix VI: Calcoen: Da Gama's Second Voyage Bibliography Index
Series Title: European expansion and indigenous response, 4.
Responsibility: translated and edited by Glenn J. Ames.
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