Title: The Conquest Of Malacca
Publisher: University Of Malaya Press
Publication Date: 1970
Edition: 1st Edition.
Kuala Lumpur. 1970. University Of Malaya Press. 1st Edition. Very Good In Slightly Worn Dustjacket With Some Small Tears. Translated from the Portuguese by Edgar C. Knowlton Jr. 234 pages. hardcover. Inscribed by The Translator. keywords: Portugal Translated History Malaysia. inventory # 15026. FROM THE PUBLISHER - This is not so much a historical account of Albuquerque's conquest of Malacca, but rather a poem written just over a hundred years after the event. The main purpose was to inspire Portuguese of the 18th century to emulate the feats of their ancestors. A significant example of Western literature inspired by contact with the East, and it represents the vogue of epic poetry in sixteenth and seventeenth century Portugal. Very Good In Slightly Worn Dustjacket With Some Small Tears. Bookseller Inventory # 15026
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