Foundations of the Portuguese Empire, 1415-1580

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U of Minnesota Press, 1977 - History - 533 pages
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Contents

Chapter 1 WestEast Relations from Ancient Times to the Fourteenth Century AD
3
Portuguese and European Expansion to 1415
24
Chapter 3 Ceuta the Beginning of Empire
46
Chapter 4 Portuguese Expansion in Africa and the Atlantic 141537
57
Chapter 5 New Discoveries along the African Coast and the Old Spanish Rival
74
Chapter 6 Explorations to Guinea and the Cape Verde Islands
96
Chapter 7 Henry The Navigator Who Followed His Stars
113
Portuguese HavenFinding in the Ocean Sea
123
Chapter 14 Preconditions to an Asian Empire
195
Chapter 15 From Discovery to Conquest
220
the Nucleus 150915
243
the Nucleus 151580
272
Chapter 18 Institutions of Trade and Government
301
the Western Periphery
338
Indonesia
360
China and Japan
380

the Treaty of Alcáçovas 147980
144
the Perfect Prince Who Looked South and East
154
a Genoese Who Made a Portuguese Voyage for Spain
166
May the Devil Take You What Brought You Here?
175
the Captain Who Touched Four Continents
187
Illustrations and Maps
192
Chapter 22 The Balance Sheet
406
Appendixes
437
Bibliography
480
Index
519
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