Published January 28, 1977
by University Press of America .
Written in English
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||153|
In a young captain named Vasco da Gama sailed from Portugal, circumnavigated Africa, crossed the Indian Ocean, and discovered the sea route to the Indies and, with it, access to the fabled wealth of the East. It was the longest voyage ever undertaken at that by: 1. 26 rows Book online, call or contact your ABTA travel agent. International . The four hundred and fifty years which began with the arrival of Vasco da Gama in Calicut (in ), and ended with the withdrawal of British forces from India in and of the European navies from China in , constitute a clearly marked epoch of history. Translation of the ' Kitab, cited in Subrahmanyam, Vasco da Gama, p. , n. Also see Ahmad ibn Majid al-Najdi, Kitab al-Fawaidfi Usui ' Ilm al-Bahr wa 'l-Qawa'id [Book of Useful Information on the Principles and Rules of Navigation] (London: Oriental Translation Fund New Series, ). 5 Houráni, Arab Seafaring, pp.
Book the Treasures of Southeast Asia cruise, departing from Singapore on Sunday 23rd Feb for 15 nights | V Treasures of Southeast Asia Ship: Vasco da Gama • Departs: Singapore • Sail Date: Monday 24th Feb • Duration: 14 nights Cruise Code: V This cruise is not currently active on our website. If you believe you are seeing this page in error, please contact us. Find a Cruise. The Portuguese nobleman Vasco da Gama () sailed from Lisbon in on a mission to reach India and open a sea route from Europe to the East. After. Asia and Western Dominance: A Survey of the Vasco Da Gama Epoch of Asian History, | K. M. Panikkar | download | B–OK. Download books for free. Find books.
answer to Why is Vasco da Gama important? i think this will answer your question. in a nutshell vasco de gama’s discovery of sea route led to many historical changes- 1. it was the beginning of European imperialism and colonialism in Asia, Africa. East Asia at the Center is an intellectual feat. -- James H. Bready, Baltimore Sun [Cohen] has attempted the impossible with East Asia at the Center and largely succeeded. His book is an absorbing corrective to the Eurocentric view that dominates most thinking about the world., The Japan TimesCited by: The Cambridge History of Southeast Asia; Economic and Social Change, c. –; If one looked back from the age of high imperialism it was also obvious that the expansion of European empire in Asia began with Vasco da Gama and the discovery of a sea route from Europe to India. since it had some causal relation with a new dynasty in Cited by: Vasco da Gama. Italian navigator who sailed west across the Atlantic and explored what became known as the Americas Most spices came from a chain of islands in Southeast Asia called the Moluccas. Chinese artisans making devices from gold, silver, and other metals, and wrote approvingly of their publishing many books. In , Who did.