Shipbuilding, Navigation and the Portuguese in Pre-modern India

Shipbuilding, Navigation and the Portuguese in Pre-modern India

by K.S. Mathew

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ISBN-13: 9781351588331
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 08/09/2017
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 222
File size: 2 MB

About the Author

K.S Mathew obtained his M.Phil and Ph.D. degrees in History as well as postgraduate diploma in Portuguese language from the Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi besides a postgraduate diploma in German from the M.S. University of Baroda. He served as Professor and Head of the Department of History at the Central Universities of Hyderabad and Pondicherry. He was also visiting Fellow/Professor at a couple of Universities in North America and Europe.

He has to his credit 26 books and a large number of research articles published in national and international journals. University Grants Commission, Government of India honoured him as Eminent Professor and also awarded him National and Emeritus Fellowships.

Table of Contents

I. Introduction, II. Shipbuilding and Navigation in India to 1500, III. The Arrival of the Portuguese in India:
Early interactions, IV. Portuguese Shipbuilding in India, V. Portuguese Navigation and Claims to the Exclusive
Domination of the Indian Ocean Regions, VI. Life on Board a Portuguese Ship of the Sixteenth Century, VII. Conclusion

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