The Book of Duarte Barbosa, An Account of the Countries bordering on the Indian Ocean and their Inhabitants : Written by Duarte Barbosa, and Completed about the year 1518 A.D. Volume I, Hardback Book

The Book of Duarte Barbosa, An Account of the Countries bordering on the Indian Ocean and their Inhabitants : Written by Duarte Barbosa, and Completed about the year 1518 A.D. Volume I Hardback

Edited by Mansel Longworth Dames

Part of the Hakluyt Society, Second Series series

Description

'Translated from the Portuguese Text First Published in 1812 A.D. by the Royal Academy of Sciences at Lisbon, in Vol. II of its Collection of Documents regarding the History and Geography of the Nations beyond the Seas', edited and annotated.

With a translation of chapter 2, the history of Rander, from Narmashankar's 'Principal events of Surat'.

Continued in Second Series 49. This is a new print-on-demand hardback edition of the volume first published in 1918.

Owing to technical constraints part of Diego Ribero's Map of the World, 1529, known as the Second Borgian Map, is not included.

Information

  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 368 pages
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Literary studies: general
  • ISBN: 9781409414117

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