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The Portuguese were the first European imperial power in Asia. Pearson's volume of the History is a clear account of their activities in India and the Indian Ocean from the sixteenth century onwards that is written squarely from an Indian point of view. Laying particular stress on social, economic, and religious interaction between Portuguese and Indians, the author ar The Portuguese were the first European imperial power in Asia.
Laying particular stress on social, economic, and religious interaction between Portuguese and Indians, the author argues that the Portuguese had a more limited impact on everyday life in India than is sometimes supposed.
Their imperial effort was characterized more by reciprocity and interaction than by an unilateral imposition of Portuguese mores and political structures. Hardcover , pages. Published April 29th by Cambridge University Press.
The New Cambridge History of India, Volume 1, Part 1: The Portuguese in India by Michael N. Pearson
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Enough detail was there in the names of important people, the reasons behind the expansion and the decline of this sea empire. Jeffrey Moore rated it liked it Apr 25, Mike Welker rated it liked it Jan 06, Vysloczil rated it really liked it May 13, Jatin Shah rated it really liked it Mar 24, Richard rated it it was ok Apr 11, Margaret rated it it was amazing Feb 07, Skip to search Skip to main content. Report wrong cover image. Describe the connection issue. SearchWorks Catalog Stanford Libraries.
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