The First Portuguese Colonial Empire


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.

Contributions by Anthony Disney, K. S. Mathew, Malyn Newitt and John Villiers

Additional information

Includes content by:
  • Malyn Newitt
  • John Villiers
  • K. S. Mathew
  • Anthony Disney
Publisher: Place of publication:
  • Exeter, England
Publication year:
  • 1986


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