Portugal in Asia.

  • 174 Pages
  • 4.47 MB
  • English
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StatementPhoto. and text by Armando Rapolla-Testa.
LC ClassificationsDS508.2 .R35
The Physical Object
Pagination174 p. (chiefly illus.)
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5532678M
LC Control Number67008670

Written by one the leading historians of our time, this is an illuminating study on the complex interactions between Portugal and Asia in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. Subrahmanyam truly redefines the field with this work, which explains why the present book was able to overcome the natural 'ageing effects' of a piece originally Cited by:   The Portuguese Empire in Asia, A Political and Economic History - Kindle edition by Subrahmanyam, Sanjay.

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Featuring updates and revisions that Portugal in Asia. book recent historiography, this new edition of The Portuguese Empire in Asia presents a comprehensive overview of Portuguese imperial history that considers Asian and European perspectives.

Features an argument-driven history with a clear chronological structure Considers the latest developments in English, French, and Portuguese. The Portuguese presence in Asia was responsible for what would be many of first contacts between European countries and the East, starting on with the trip led by Vasco da Gama to Calicut, India (in modern-day Kerala state in India).

Portugal's goal in the Indian Ocean was to ensure their monopoly in the spice trade, establishing several fortresses and commercial trading posts. The Portuguese were the first exporters of shipborne western imperialism into Asia.

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Within a short period of time, the Portuguese had established themselves as the Portugal in Asia. book maritime power in the Indian Ocean.

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Under the leadership of Afonso de Albuquerque, the most important of Portugal’s empire builders in Asia, this small, insular and marginal Atlantic­ facing nation had achieved a stranglehold on Asian maritime commerce.

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The Portuguese language is spoken in Asia by small communities either in regions which formerly served as colonies to Portugal, notably Macau and East Timor where the language is official albeit not widely spoken, Lusophone immigrants, notably the Brazilians in Japan or by some Afro-Asians and Larantuka, Indonesia and Daman and Diu, India, Portuguese has a religious connotation.

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Ina left-wing military coup installed broad democratic reforms. The following year, Portugal granted independence to all of its African colonies. Portugal is a founding member of NATO and entered the EC (now the EU) in Portugal, the western-most European country, was one of the primary players in the European Age of Discovery and Exploration.

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Portuguese in Asia. Portuguese is an important language in certain parts of Asia and the Pacific Rim. The language gained influence because of trade and various colonial outposts. These commercial centers were a central component of Portugal’s economy. Much of that empire was quickly lost, but even then Portugal retained sizable holdings along the African coast, in southern and eastern Asia, and in South America.

Portugal remained a colonial power until the mids, when a peaceful revolution transformed the country from a dictatorship into a democratic republic.

Long among the poorest. Portugal - Portugal - Government and society: Portugal has been a republic since the overthrow of King Manuel II and the house of Bragança in From tothe era of Portugal’s First Republic, a parliamentary democracy was established, though monarchists attempted to overthrow it, and factions quickly arose among republicans.

In a bloodless military coup overthrew the.In Portugal established a port at Goa on India's western coast, a place that had acquired wealth from trade in horses, the only port in Asia that had adequate dockyard facilities.

Gao also had timber for ship building, and it was a point from which Muslims had been debarking for pilgrimages to Arabia. Portugal paid an annual sum of taels of silver to the government in Beijing. (That is about 19 kilograms, or pounds, with a current-day value of roughly $9, U.S.) Interestingly, the Portuguese viewed this as a rental payment agreement between equals, but the Chinese government thought of the payment as tribute from Portugal.