The Portuguese in West Africa, 1415–1670: A Documentary History Illustrated Edition

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ISBN-13: 978-0521159142
ISBN-10: 0521159148
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Newitt's Portuguese in West Africa is clearly the best of the recent collections of documents in English about the Portuguese presence in the early modern world. Instructors seeking to include materials about Europe's encounter with Africa before the eighteenth century will find coherent sets of readings here, as well as just enough context to frame effective discussions. And specialists in the history of Anglophone or Francophone Africa should also benefit from the readings on the Portuguese presence in Northwest and West Africa, along with useful bibliographic references." - H-Net

"Given the great importance of the Portugese as sources for the early history of West Africa, it has been a shame that it is impossible to provide students with good translations of the best primary sources. Malyn Newett has now attempted to do this, in a well produced and translated selection of original sources on the Portuguese sources in West and West Central Africa....On the whole, this book is a useful teaching tool and likely to be useful for a long time to come." - John K. Thornton, Boston University, International Journal of African Historical Studies

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This book presents documents that illustrate aspects of the encounters between the Portuguese and the peoples of North and West Africa from 1400 to 1650.

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  • Publisher ‏ : ‎ Cambridge University Press; Illustrated edition (June 28, 2010)
  • Language ‏ : ‎ English
  • Paperback ‏ : ‎ 266 pages
  • ISBN-10 ‏ : ‎ 0521159148
  • ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 978-0521159142
  • Item Weight ‏ : ‎ 12.7 ounces
  • Dimensions ‏ : ‎ 6 x 0.66 x 9 inches
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