Conquerors: How Portugal seized the Indian Ocean and forged the First Global Empire

By: Roger Crowley

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This narrative history is at its most vivid an epic tale of navigation, trade and technology, money and religious zealotry, political diplomacy and espionage, sea battles and shipwrecks, reckless courage and extreme violence. Drawing on extensive first hand accounts, it brings to life the exploits of an extraordinary band of conquerors, who set in motion five hundred years of Western expansion and the forces of globalisation that now shape our world. The D/W has been priced clipped A fine clean and tight copy.

Title: Conquerors: How Portugal seized the Indian Ocean and forged the First Global Empire

Author: Roger Crowley

Categories: Other,

Edition: 1st Edition

Publisher: UK, Faber & Faber: 2015

ISBN: 0571290892

ISBN 13: 9780571290895

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Fine

Jacket Condition: Near Fine

Type: Book

Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾

Sellers ID: 03682

Keywords: Portuguese History, European history.,