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The Portuguese in the East
De Silva Jayasuriya Shihan
edizioni Tauris Academic Studies collana Tauris Academic Studies (Hardcover)
Vasco da Gama's voyage to India in the late 15th Century opened up new economic and cultural horizons for the Portuguese. At the height of Portugal's maritime influence, it had created an oceanic state ranging from the Cape of Good Hope to China. While Portugal's direct political influence in Asia was comparatively...