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The Portugal story : three centuries of exploration and discovery

Author: John Dos Passos
Publisher: Garden City, N.Y. : Doubleday & Company, 1969.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : [1st ed.]View all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: History
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Dos Passos, John, 1896-1970.
Portugal story: three centuries of exploration and discovery.
Garden City, N.Y., Doubleday, 1969
(OCoLC)580165462
Online version:
Dos Passos, John, 1896-1970.
Portugal story: three centuries of exploration and discovery.
Garden City, N.Y., Doubleday, 1969
(OCoLC)607916983
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Dos Passos
OCLC Number: 4394
Notes: Includes index.
Description: viii, 394 pages : illustrations, color maps (on lining paper) ; 25 cm
Contents: How Portugal began. The hill people ; Out of the ruins of empire ; The beginnings of Christian kingdoms ; De expugnatione Lyxbonensi ; Royal entrepreneurs ; The ocean of darkness ; The rise of a middle class --
Heirs of the adventurers. Portugal, Portugal for the master of Avis ; The coming of age of the Portuguese Kingdom ; Talent de bien faire ; Dom Pedro's travels ; Beyond Bojador ; The last voyages under Prince Henry --
The enterprise of the Indies. Two routes east ; Overland to Prester John ; The Malabar Coast ; The marriages of King Manoel ; By accident or design : Brazil ; The Northwest Passage ; The wars against Calicut ; The taming of India --
Peak of empire. The court of the fortunate king ; Westward to the Orient ; Vasco da Gama's last command ; Behold Prester John ; The march of the four hundred ; The Evangel in Japan ; The fading of a golden age ; To renounce the world --
Portugal in America. The years of shipwreck ; The Jesuits in Brazil ; Ransacking half a continent ; The Brazilians.
Responsibility: John Dos Passos.

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