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Part I. Language, Literature and the Empire, 1415–1570

Chapter 1. The Africans in Portugal: Between Presentation and Methods of Communication
Chapter 2. The System of Slave-Interpreter and Alternative Means of Communication
Chapter 3. The Age of Zurara: Guidance, Chronicles and Reports of Voyages
Chapter 4. The Era of Da Gama: Printed Books and the Distribution of Manuscripts
Chapter 5. The 1550s and 1560s

Part II. Written Culture and Practices of Identity, 1570–1697

Chapter 6. The World Theatre and Imperial Thought
Chapter 7. The State of India: Between Zain Al-Din and the Tradition of the Décadas
Chapter 8. Remedies or Resolutions
Chapter 9. Forms of Christianity in the East
Chapter 10. Reports of Voyages to Goa and the State of India
Chapter 11. Brazil, or the Province of Santa Cruz
Chapter 12. The Dutch in Brazil: Conflict and Dialogue
Chapter 13. The Inhabitants of Maranhão, Expeditions, the Peruleiros and the Slaves
Chapter 14. Colonial Projects for West Africa

Part III. Enlightenment and the Written Word, 1697–1808

Chapter 15. Reports of Voyages, Histories and Translations of Enlightened Europe
Chapter 16. Heroes of the State of India, Scientists and Orientalists
Chapter 17. The Journey to the Far East of António de Albuquerque Coelho
Chapter 18. Public Ceremonies and Academies in Brazil
Chapter 19. Naturalization, Indigenism, Reforms and Voyage Reports

Index of Names
Index of Places
Index of Subjects

Imperial Culture and Colonial Projects

The Portuguese-Speaking World from the Fifteenth to the Eighteenth Centuries

Diogo Ramada Curto
Translated from the Portuguese by Alison Aiken

514 pages, bibliog., index

ISBN  978-1-78920-706-4 Hb Published (August 2020)

eISBN 978-1-78920-707-1 eBook