Portuguese Colonialism

Portuguese Empire. Bibliography of Portuguese Colonial History 16th-18th century

Afonso de Albuquerque. Author Associação Portuguesa de Antiquários. No Copyright

Written by Marco Ramerini. English text revision by Dietrich Köster. PORTUGUESE EMPIRE: GENERAL STUDIES, BIBLIOGRAPHIES, REVIEWS GENERAL STUDIES: – Various Authors “O Centro de Estudos Históricos Ultramarinos e as Comemorações Henriquinas”, 263 pp. 1961, Lisbon, Portugal. Index: “As duas viagens de Cadamosto a África Ocidental 1455-1456” 1 – 20 pp.; “Aspectos sociais e ecológicos de colonizaçao de Benguela” 21 – ...

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Asia Far East: China, Japan, Australia. Bibliography of Portuguese Colonial History 16th-18th century

Written by Marco Ramerini. English text revision by Dietrich Köster. PORTUGUESE EMPIRE: FAR EAST: CHINA, JAPAN CHINA, JAPAN – Barnett, Cherry “The last outpost”, in: “History Today”, December 1999 – Barreto, L. F. “O estatuto de Macau (séculos XVI-XVII)”, in: “Oceanos”, n°32, October/December 1997, pp. 133-148. – Basto da Silva, Beatriz, “Fortalezas extramuros, baluartes e fortins”, in: “Revista Macau”, n° ...

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Ceylon (Sri Lanka). Bibliography of Portuguese Colonial History 16th-18th century

Written by Marco Ramerini. English text revision by Dietrich Köster. PORTUGUESE EMPIRE: SRI LANKA (CEYLON) MALDIVES: – Bell, H. C. P., “The Portuguese on the Maldives” in: “Excerpta Maldiviana”, Ceylon Royal Archeological Society Journal” vol. XXXII, 1931 SRI LANKA (CEYLON): – Various Authors, “History of Ceylon”, vol. I, parts 1 & 2: “Pre-Colonial Period” ?, University of Ceylon, 1959/60, Colombo, ...

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Asia. Bibliography of Portuguese Colonial History 16th-18th century

Map of Asia (1627). Authors Bertius; Danckerts; Tavernier. No Copyright

Written by Marco Ramerini. English text revision by Dietrich Köster. PORTUGUESE EMPIRE: ASIA ASIA SOURCES: – Various Authors “Documantação Ultramarina Portuguesa” 8 vols., Centro de Estudos Históricos Ultramarinos, 1960, 1962, 1963, 1966, 1967, 1973,1975,1983, Lisboa, Portugal. – Various Authors “Livro das cidades e fortalezas que a coroa de Portugal tem nas partes da Índia ….”, CEHU 1960 Lisbon, Portugal – ...

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Architecture, Artillery, Numismatics, Furniture and Arts. Bibliography of Portuguese Colonial History 16th-18th century

Written by Marco Ramerini. English text revision by Dietrich Köster. PORTUGUESE EMPIRE: ARCHITECTURE, ARTILLERY, FURNITURE AND ARTS, NUMISMATICS ARCHITECTURE: – Various Authors, “A arquitectura militar na expansão portuguesa ” 160 pp., Catálogo da Exposição, CNPCDP, 1994, Porto, Portugal. – Carita, Helder, “Arquitectura civil indo-portuguesa: génese e primeiros modelos”, in: “Oceanos” n°19-20, Sep/Dec. 1994 pp. 114-133 – Chaves, L. “Os monumentos ...

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Arabia, Persian Gulf. Bibliography of Portuguese Colonial History 16th-18th century

Written by Marco Ramerini. English text revision by Dietrich Köster. PORTUGUESE EMPIRE: MIDDLE EAST ARABIA, PERSIAN GULF: – Al-Khalifa, Shaikh Abdullah Bin Khalid and Abahussain, Dr. Ali “Bahrain Through The Ages – Vol.2”, Historical Documents Centre, 1995, Bahrain 1 The Carmathians of Bahrain; 2 The Ayounis; 3 The Zenk and the Selgrids; 4 The Juboors; 5 The Portuguese; 6 The ...

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America. Bibliography of Portuguese Colonial History 16th-18th century

Written by Marco Ramerini. English text revision by Dietrich Köster. PORTUGUESE EMPIRE: AMERICA NORTH AMERICA: – Silva, Manuel Luciano da, “Portuguese Pilgrims and Dighton Rock” 100 pp. Nelson D. Martins Editor, 1971, Bristol, Rhode Island, USA This book deals with the inscriptions of Dighton Rock. Index: Portuguese pilgrims and Dighton Rock; the known world in 1415; Prince Henry’s school of ...

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Africa. Bibliography of Portuguese Colonial History 16th-18th century

Written by Marco Ramerini. English text revision by Dietrich Köster. PORTUGUESE EMPIRE: AFRICA AFRICA GENERAL: – Various Authors “Portugaliae Monumenta Africana” 500+608 pp. 2 vols., Casa da Moeda, 1993-1995, Lisbon, Portugal. – Fernandes, J. M. “Luís Benavente e as fortalezas de África (1956-1973)” In: “Oceanos” n° 28 Oct/Dec. 1996 pp. 41-52 – Madeira Santos, Maria Emília “Viagens de exploração ao ...

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Portuguese Empire: Africa, America and Asia maps

Map of the Portuguese settlements in Africa and America around 1600. Author Marco Ramerini

Written by Marco Ramerini Anywhere on the coasts of Asia, America and Africa you can find a fort, a church, a geographical name or a family name, reminiscent of Portugal. These are the remains of the first European country that explored the world in search of spices and souls. Afonso de Albuquerque’s dream was an infusion of Portuguese blood into ...

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Portuguese Fort at Bidyah in the United Arab Emirates

Trench F, Portuguese Fort, Bidyah, United Arab Emirates (photo © by Michele Ziolkowski)

Written by Marco Ramerini, Photos and Information by Michele Ziolkowski The town of Bidyah in the United Arab Emirates, is found midway along the coast between Fujairah and Dibba. According to the Portuguese souces, the Portuguese had in the area a fort called Libidia. A team consisting of Australian and local archaeologists excavated the area in 1999. The site of ...

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Dutch and Portuguese remains in Sri Lanka: forts and churches

Written by Marco Ramerini. English text revision by Dietrich Köster. DUTCH AND PORTUGUESE REMAINS IN NORTHERN SRI LANKA JAFFNA The Portuguese built the fortress Nossa Senhora dos Milagres in 1560. Jaffna was the last place in Portuguese hands in Ceylon. They lost it in 1658. The Dutch strengthened the fort around 1680. The old Dutch fort of considerable size with ...

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The Portuguese in Ceylon: The Portuguese in Sri Lanka before the war with the Dutch

Written by Marco Ramerini. English text revision by Dietrich Köster. The first Portuguese visiting Ceylon was Dom Lourenço de Almeida in 1505 or 1506. Accidentally, after a storm, adverse winds drove him to the island’s coast near Galle. In the last months of the years 1505 or 1506 Dom Lourenço’s fleet anchored off Colombo. A memorial of this first landing ...

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