Portuguese Encounters with Sri Lanka and the Maldives: Translated Texts from the Age of the Discoveries

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Portuguese Encounters with Sri Lanka and the Maldives: Translated Texts from the Age of the Discoveries is designed to provide access to translations of 16th- and 17th-century documents which illustrate various aspects of this encounter, combining texts from indigenous sources with those from the Portuguese histories and archives. These documents contribute to the growing understanding that different groups of European colonizers - missionaries, traders and soldiers - had conflicting motivations and objectives. Scholars ...

Portuguese Encounters with Sri Lanka and the Maldives: Translated Texts from the Age of the Discoveries 2009, Ashgate Publishing Limited

ISBN-13: 9780754601869

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