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The Portuguese Empire, 1415-1808: A World on the Move / Edition 1
     

The Portuguese Empire, 1415-1808: A World on the Move / Edition 1

by A. J. R. Russell-Wood
 

ISBN-10: 0801859557

ISBN-13: 9780801859557

Pub. Date: 07/28/1998

Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press

This is the story of the first and one of the greatest colonial empires: its birth, apotheosis, and decline. By approaching the history of the Portuguese empire thematically, A. J. R. Russell-Wood is able to pursue ideas and make connections that previously have been constrained by strict chronological approaches. Using the study of movement as a focus, Russell

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This is the story of the first and one of the greatest colonial empires: its birth, apotheosis, and decline. By approaching the history of the Portuguese empire thematically, A. J. R. Russell-Wood is able to pursue ideas and make connections that previously have been constrained by strict chronological approaches. Using the study of movement as a focus, Russell-Wood gains unique insight into the diversity, breadth, and balance between the competing interests and priorities that characterized the Portuguese culture and its expansion spanning four centuries' events on four different continents.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780801859557
Publisher:
Johns Hopkins University Press
Publication date:
07/28/1998
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
384
Sales rank:
761,447
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.80(d)

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