The Portuguese in India and Other Studies, 1500-1700 / Edition 1 available in Paperback
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- Taylor & Francis
About the Author
Dr A.R. Disney is an Honorary Research Associate in the History Program at La Trobe University, Melbourne, Australia
Table of Contents
Contents: Preface; Introduction; Part 1 The Portuguese in India: The first Portuguese India Company, 1628-33; The Portuguese empire in India, c.1550-1650; Goa in the 17th century; Smugglers and smuggling in the Western half of the Estado da Índia in the late 16th and early 17th centuries; Famine and famine relief in Portuguese India in the 16th and early 17th centuries; The ceremonial induction of incoming viceroys at Goa in the 16th and 17th centuries. Part 2 Viceroy Linhares and his Era: The viceroy Count of Linhares at Goa, 1629-1635; The viceroy as entrepreneur: the Count of Linhares at Goa in the 1630s; From viceroy of India to viceroy of Brazil? The Count of Linhares at court (1636-39); Scaling down and holding on: life in Portuguese Tangier in the early 17th century; The fiscal reforms of Viceroy Linhares at Goa; Ex-Viceroy Linhares and the galleys of Sicily, 1641-44. Part 3 Travel and Communications by Land and by Sea: The Portuguese and foreign European overland merchants trading between the Eastern Mediterranean and South and Southwest Asia, c.1515-1645; The world of long-distance voyaging in the 17th century: the Lisbon-Goa fleet of 1629 as a case study; The Gulf route from India to Portugal in the 16th and 17th centuries: couriers, traders and image-makers; First encounters in early Portuguese travel literature; The Portuguese and Saint Helena. Part 4 Historiography and Problems of Interpretation: Vasco da Gama's reputation for violence: the alleged atrocities at Calicut in 1502; Charles Boxer as a biographer: a preliminary evaluation; Index.