India And The West - The First Encounters [particularly in Goan Salcete]

by Joseph Velinkar

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This is the tale of a 16th century county [mahal], consisting of 66 villages, each palying its own part in the history of the region and feeding Goa. In the process it developed a good harbour, an emporium-port, early in its times, and helped Goa establish trade contacts with East and West, whic.....more


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This is the tale of a 16th century county [mahal], consisting of 66 villages, each palying its own part in the history of the region and feeding Goa. In the process it developed a good harbour, an emporium-port, early in its times, and helped Goa establish trade contacts with East and West, which brought glazed ceramics and silks from distant Cathay, exotic Port wine from Europe to quench the lips of an Indian sadhu, printed a Marathi-Konkani classic book Crista Purana, for literature-thirsty people, helped miscegenation of Westerners with Indians, provided neighbouring kingdoms with secretaries and finally brought a new art and architecture to commingle with the artistry of the region.


The Result: an intercontinental cross-culture.


About the author:

Joseph Velinkar, of Goan origin, was born in Mumbai and moved about in India and abroad for his studies: Mumbai, Pune, Kodaikanal, Barcelona, Lisbon, Rome and the U.S., ending with a Master's in Ancient Indian Culture and a doctorate in History, both from the Bombay University.


He has taught in the Holy Family College [Andheri], St Pius College [Guregaon], St Xavier's College [Mumbai] and Principal of St. Gonsalo Garcia College.


He speaks English, Spanish, Portuguese, Latin, Konkani, Marathi and Hindi.


Other details:

ISBN 9789385523229
Category History
Language English
Edition First
Published in 2016
Publisher CinnamonTeal Publishing
Condition Brand New
Pages 280
Width 5.83 inches
Height 8.27 inches
Tags India , west , Salcete , Goan , Joseph Velinkar

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