Studies in the Portuguese Discoveries 1 (Paperback)Tom Earle (author)
Paperback 128 Pages / Published: 01/10/1991
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The discoveries of the Portuguese made an impact on every area of human endeavour, as shown in the broad scope and trans-discliplinary nature of the papers collected here. They include a biography of Prince Henry the Navigator, a history of the Maldive Islands, and studies of the movement of populations, the technologies of ship-building, and of astronomical navigation, as well as a computer analysis of Joao de Barros' Decadas .
Publisher: Liverpool University Press
Number of pages: 128
Dimensions: 210 x 149 x 10 mm
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