Roger Crowly introduces to the readers the story of the rise of the maritime and commercial empire of Portugal. In Conquerors Crowly covers Vasco da Gama’s voyages, the Portuguese conquests in India and the Spice Islands, the challenge of Muslim trade hegemony, and the adventures of extraordinary men like Alfonso de Albuquerque. It’s written in a very exciting and engaging way, very recommended for general readers and history enthusiasts alike!
- Paperback: 432 pages
- Publisher: Faber & Faber; Main edition (August 4, 2016)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 0571290906
- ISBN-13: 978-0571290901
- Product Dimensions: 5 x 1.2 x 7.6 inches