The Portuguese in the Creole Indian Ocean

Essays in Historical Cosmopolitanism

  • Authors
  • Fernando┬áRosa

Part of the Palgrave Series in Indian Ocean World Studies book series (IOWS)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xvi
  2. Fernando Rosa
    Pages 1-39
  3. Fernando Rosa
    Pages 41-56
  4. Fernando Rosa
    Pages 167-178
  5. Back Matter
    Pages 179-224

About this book


This monograph is an exploration of the historical legacy of the Portuguese in the Indian Ocean, in particular in Goa, Macau, Melaka, and Malabar. Instead of fixing the gaze on either the colonial or the indigenous, it attempts to scrutinise a creole space that is rooted in Indian Ocean cosmopolitanism.


city Coast exploration India Indian Indian Ocean language Modern Era ocean Port space

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s) 2015
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, New York
  • eBook Packages Palgrave History Collection
  • Print ISBN 978-1-349-57757-6
  • Online ISBN 978-1-137-56626-3
  • Buy this book on publisher's site