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The Resource Conquerors : how Portugal forged the first global empire, Roger Crowley

Conquerors : how Portugal forged the first global empire, Roger Crowley

Label
Conquerors : how Portugal forged the first global empire
Title
Conquerors
Title remainder
how Portugal forged the first global empire
Statement of responsibility
Roger Crowley
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Historian and New York Times bestselling author Crowley presents the epic story of the emergence of Portugal, a small, poor nation that enjoyed a century of maritime supremacy thanks to the daring and navigational skill of its explorers--a tactical advantage no other country could match
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
909/.0971246905
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
JV4214
LC item number
.C76 2015
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
Conquerors : how Portugal forged the first global empire, Roger Crowley
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [327]-351) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The prow of Europe -- Reconnaissance : the route to the Indies. The India plan ; The race ; Vasco da Gama ; "The Devil take you!" ; The Samudri -- Contest : monopolies and holy war. Cabral ; The fate of the Miri ; Fury and vengeance ; Toeholds ; The Kingdom of India ; The great whore of Babylon ; "The terrible" ; Three days at Chaul ; "The wrath of the Franks" ; Diu -- Conquest : the Lion of the Sea. The doors of the Samudri ; "What the Portuguese win they never give up" ; Prisoners of the rain ; The uses of terror ; To the eye of the sun ; The wax bullet ; "All the riches of the world in your hands" ; The last voyage ; "They never stop in one place"
Control code
1623707
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xxv, 368 pages
Isbn
9780812994001
Lccn
2015008152
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1623707
  • (Sirsi) 1623707
  • (OCoLC)904967943
Label
Conquerors : how Portugal forged the first global empire, Roger Crowley
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [327]-351) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The prow of Europe -- Reconnaissance : the route to the Indies. The India plan ; The race ; Vasco da Gama ; "The Devil take you!" ; The Samudri -- Contest : monopolies and holy war. Cabral ; The fate of the Miri ; Fury and vengeance ; Toeholds ; The Kingdom of India ; The great whore of Babylon ; "The terrible" ; Three days at Chaul ; "The wrath of the Franks" ; Diu -- Conquest : the Lion of the Sea. The doors of the Samudri ; "What the Portuguese win they never give up" ; Prisoners of the rain ; The uses of terror ; To the eye of the sun ; The wax bullet ; "All the riches of the world in your hands" ; The last voyage ; "They never stop in one place"
Control code
1623707
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xxv, 368 pages
Isbn
9780812994001
Lccn
2015008152
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1623707
  • (Sirsi) 1623707
  • (OCoLC)904967943

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