The First Portuguese Colonial Empire
Edited by Malyn Newitt
The four essays in this book examine aspects of Portugal’s first overseas empire, the maritime and commercial empire that was founded in the fifteenth century and which, during the sixteenth century extended from Brazil to China.
Introduction MALYN NEWITT, 1; 1. Prince Henry and the Origins of Portuguese Expansion MALYN NEWITT, 9; 2. The Estado da India in Southeast Asia JOHN VILLIERS, 37; 3. Trade in the Indian Ocean and the Portuguese System of Cartazes K.S.MATHEW, 69; 4. Goa in the Seventeenth Century ANTHONY DISNEY, 85; Bibliographical Notes, 99; Biographical Notes, 103; Maps; I South-East Asia, 39; II The Indian Ocean, 71.