Title

Goa and Mozambique: the participation of Goans in Portuguese enterprise in the Rios de Cuama, 1501-1752

Date of Award

1977

Degree Type

Dissertation

Degree Name

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Department

History

Advisor(s)

Robert I. Crane

Keywords

Canarin, Estado da India Portuguesa, Rhodesia

Subject Categories

African History | History

Abstract

Canarim is a word barely recognized in modern historical literature, yet the people of Goa whom it once designated played a crucial role in Portuguese exploration, penetration, and colonization of that part of South-Eastern and South-Central Africa presently known as Mozambique and Rhodesia. From 1498 the Canarins or Christian Indians from the Estado da India Portuguesa (Portuguese State of India) had a firm place within the philosophical framework of Portuguese maritime expansion and conquest ...

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