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Title Rosende's Historical and Topographical account of the East Indies with reference to Portuguese settlements with 44 maps
Section Section I: Cultural Contacts, 1492-1969
Date 1646
Document Type Manuscript, Diary
Library British Library
Reference SS Sloane 197
Notes Portuguese language.
Region Europe, Africa, South Asia, Middle East, South East Asia
Names Pedro Baretto de Rosende, Vasco de Gama (f18), Petrus Berthelot (ff77v, 93, 111v, 153v, 163v, 379v)
Places Portugal, East Africa, Mozambique (f95v), Sofalla (f80v), Fenna (f86), Tete (f87), Angoxa (f91), Central Africa, Congo (f157v), Ceylon, Sri Lanka (f163v), Colombo, Columbo (f351), India (ff79, 93v, 163v), Surrat (f182v), Cochin (f311v), Tarapor (f199), Goa (f249), Maldives (f377), South Africa, Cape of Good Hope (f77v), Asia, China, Japan, Korea (f404v), Malaca, East Indies, Cambodia, Java (f399v), Borneo, Indonesia, Red Sea, Arabia, Persia (f153v), Iran
Topics Portuguese empire, exploration, voyages from Portugal to the East Indies, including east coast of Africa, process of colonisation 1500-1636 (ff5-76), illustrated biographies of viceroys and governors of Portuguese state of India, topographical town plans, economic analysis of empire, Indian culture (ff199, 302, 365)
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