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 Livro das plantas de todas as fortalezas, cidades e povoaçoens do Estado da Índia
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'The book of plans of all the fortresses, towns and villages of the Estado da Índia'

António Bocarro

Date: 1634-5

Original Language: Portuguese

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Bocarro’s work should be viewed in the context of the serious political and military crisis of the Portuguese Empire in Asia in the mid 1630s and 40s. They were under increasing pressure from their European competitors, most notably the Dutch East India Company, and in 1632 King Philip III (r. 1…

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Rodrigues, Vitor Luis Gaspar, “ Livro das plantas de todas as fortalezas, cidades e povoaçoens do Estado da Índia”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 08 December 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2451-9537_cmrii_COM_28384>



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