New PDF release: A Presença Portuguesa nas Ilhas das Moluccas 1511 - 1605

By Elke Timme

ISBN-10: 3638763765

ISBN-13: 9783638763769

Seminar paper from the yr 1998 within the topic historical past Europe - different international locations - center a long time, Early glossy Age, grade: 14 of 15, college of Lisbon (Faculdade das Letras), direction: Historia da Expansao e Descobrimentos Portugueses, 12 entries within the bibliography, language: English, summary: Eine kurzer geschichtlicher Überblick über die Zeit der portugiesischen Herrschaft auf den Molukken (1511 - 1640) in englischer Sprache.

For nearly the total of the sixteenth century a Portugal controlled to safe and keep a dominant place within the seaborne alternate within the Indian Ocean and east of the Straits of Malacca. They reached the Indonesian archipelago at a uniquely lucky time: The Javanese Hindu empire of Majapahit was once then decreased to a progressively declining nation and had no longer but been supplanted by way of the increase of the Muslimic empire of Mataram, and the Asian nations have been avoided from uniting opposed to the Portuguese due to inner and exterior rivalries.

Supplies of spices have been so ample and inexpensive that if the Portuguese have been to maintain the costs excessive in Europe it was once necessary to identify a monopoly and limit export. the manager trouble lay within the indisputable fact that almost immediately ahead of the arriving of the Portuguese the Spice Islands have been switched over to Islam, however the Molucca Islands have been one of many few areas the place Muslims didn't act adversarial opposed to the Portuguese, as the Portuguese provided them far better stipulations within the clove exchange than the Muslim retailers had.

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