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The Portuguese Empire, 1415-1808: A World on the Move

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This is the story of a great colonial empire - its birth, apotheosis and decline. Approaching the subject thematically and using the study of movement as a focus, the text provides a picture of highly mobile merchants, missionaries and administrators who characterized Portuguese culture and its expansion. It offers insights into the diversity, breadth and balance between their competing interests and priorities, spanning four centuries on four different continents. The book describes the ebb and flow of commodities, the dissemination of flora and fauna, and the transmission of styles, theories and ideas which took place during the rule of the Portuguese empire.
Johns Hopkins paperback. Cover corners very gently rubbed, but otherwise in very good condition with no marks and good binding.

Item details

Author(s):
AJR Russell-Wood
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
23x15cm approx
Edition:
1988
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0801859557
ISBN-13:
9780801859557
Number of pages:
290
Publisher:
Johns Hopkins University Press
Title:
The Portuguese Empire, 1415-1808: A World on the Move

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This is the story of a great colonial empire - its birth, apotheosis and decline. Approaching the subject thematically and using the study of movement as a focus, the text provides a picture of highly mobile merchants, missionaries and administrators who characterized Portuguese culture and its expansion. It offers insights into the diversity, breadth and balance between their competing interests and priorities, spanning four centuries on four different continents. The book describes the ebb and flow of commodities, the dissemination of flora and fauna, and the transmission of styles, theories and ideas which took place during the rule of the Portuguese empire.
Johns Hopkins paperback. Cover corners very gently rubbed, but otherwise in very good condition with no marks and good binding.

Author(s):
AJR Russell-Wood
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
23x15cm approx
Edition:
1988
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0801859557
ISBN-13:
9780801859557
Number of pages:
290
Publisher:
Johns Hopkins University Press
Title:
The Portuguese Empire, 1415-1808: A World on the Move

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