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Portuguese oceanic expansion, 1400-1800

Author: Francisco Bethencourt; Diogo Ramada Curto
Publisher: Cambridge [England] ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A unique overview of Portuguese oceanic expansion between 1400 and 1800, first published in 2007.

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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Francisco Bethencourt; Diogo Ramada Curto
ISBN: 9780521846448 0521846447 9780521608916 0521608910
OCLC Number: 67361089
Description: xx, 536 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
Contents: The economy of the Portuguese Empire / Stuart B. Schwartz --
Costs and financial trends in the Portuguese Empire, 1415--1822 / Jorge M. Pedreira --
Markets and merchant communities in the Indian Ocean : locating the Portuguese / Michael N. Pearson--
The economic network of Portugal's Atlantic world (translated by Marguerite Itamar Harrison) / Luis Felipe de Alencastro --
The Portuguese in Africa / John K. Thornton --
Patterns of settlement in the Portuguese Empire, 1400-1800 / A. J. R. Russell-Wood --
Political configurations and local powers / Francisco Bethencourt --
Ecclesiastical structures and religious action / Isabel dos Guimarães Sá --
Portuguese expansion, 1400-1800 : encounters, negotiations, and interactions / Anthony Disney --
Portuguese imperial and colonial culture / Diogo Ramada Curto --
Language and literature in the Portuguese Empire / Luís de Sousa Rebelo --
The expansion and the arts : transfers, contaminations, innovations / Luís de Moura Sobral --
Science and technology in Portuguese navigation : the idea of experience in the sixteenth century (translated by Neil Safier) / Francisco Contente Domingues --
Portuguese expansion in a global context / Felipe Fernández-Armesto.
Responsibility: edited by Francisco Bethencourt, Diogo Ramada Curto.
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