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The Travels of Mendes Pinto.

Author: Ferñao Mendes Pinto; Rebecca D Catz
Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2014
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Additional Physical Format: Pinto, Fernão Mendes, 1509-1583
The travels of Mendes Pinto
Chicago [u.a.] : Univ. of Chicago Pr., 1989
XLVI, 663 S.
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ferñao Mendes Pinto; Rebecca D Catz
ISBN: 9780226923239 0226923231
OCLC Number: 1043853595
Description: 1 online resource (744 pages)
Contents: List of Illustrations --
Acknowledgments --
Introduction --
Europe under Charles V --
Flowering of the Renaissance --
Spain under Philip II --
Portugal under Manuel I and John III --
Publication History of the Book --
Translations --
Summary of the Text --
Influences --
The Historical Author --
Satire and the Fictive Author --
A Note on the Translation --
Chapter 1. The Early Years --
Chapter 2. The Passage to India --
Chapter 3. A Renegade in the Red Sea --
Chapter 4. The Land of Prester John --
Chapter 5. Captive in Mocha --
Chapter 6. On the Slave Block --
Chapter 7. The Siege of Diu --
Chapter 8. Impressment at Sea --
Chapter 9. The Queen of Honowar --
Chapter 10. Defeat at Honowar --
Chapter 11. The Queen's Treachery --
Chapter 12. Departure for Malacca --
Chapter 13. The Battak Envoy --
Chapter 14. Through the Jungles of Sumatra --
Chapter 15. At the Court of the Battak --
Chapter 16. Observing the Battak at War --
Chapter 17. The Battak Army in Retreat --
Chapter 18. The Battak's Warning --
Chapter 19. A Malay Tyrant --
Chapter 20. The Elusive Isle of Gold --
Chapter 21. The Ambassador from Aaru --
Chapter 22. The Aaru on the Eve of War --
Chapter 23. Shipwrecked off the Island of Sumatra --
Chapter 24. Captive in Siak --
Chapter 25. Back in Malacca --
Chapter 26. The Achinese Threat to Portuguese Power --
Chapter 27. The Death of the King of Aaru --
Chapter 28. The Queen of Aaru Seeks Revenge --
Chapter 29. The Queen of Aaru in Malacca --
Chapter 30. The Queen of Aaru Departs in Anger --
Chapter 31. Jantana Lays Claim to Aaru --
Chapter 32. Jantana and Achin at War --
Chapter 33. Rescue at Sea --
Chapter 34. Tome Lobo in Danger --
Chapter 35. Murder of the King of Pahang --
Chapter 36. Disaster in the Harbor of Lugor --
Chapter 37. Lady of the Swamp --
Chapter 38. Antonio de Faria Swears Vengeance.

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