Book/Printed Material As possessões portuguezas na Oceania;

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Title

  • As possessões portuguezas na Oceania;

Summary

  • This book by Affonso de Castro, an infantry captain in the Portuguese Army who served as governor of East Timor (present-day Timor-Leste) from 1859 to 1863, is one of the earliest historical studies of this former Portuguese colony. The work is in two parts. The first part examines the history of East Timor from its occupation by the Portuguese in the 16th century, and recounts Queen Mena's conversion to Christianity and the disputes with the Dutch over the region. In the second part of the study, the author examines the colony's physical, administrative, and economic conditions, including the issue of the border, which was settled by a treaty between the Portuguese and the Dutch in 1860, dividing the island into two halves. World Digital Library.

Contributor Names

  • Castro, Affonso de.

Created / Published

  • Lisboa, Imprensa nacional, 1867.

Subject Headings

  • -  Portugal--Colonies--Oceania
  • -  Portugal--History--Period of discoveries, 1385-1580
  • -  Timor-Leste

Notes

  • -  Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.
  • -  digital files not viewed; td12 2008-11-3

Medium

  • 5 p.l., [v]-xxi p., 1 l., 460 p., 1 l. fold. map. 23 cm.

Call Number/Physical Location

  • DS646.5 .C35

Library of Congress Control Number

  • 05013860

Online Format

  • image
  • pdf

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Chicago citation style:

Castro, Affonso De. As possessões portuguezas na Oceania. Lisboa, Imprensa nacional, 1867. Pdf. https://www.loc.gov/item/05013860/.

APA citation style:

Castro, A. D. (1867) As possessões portuguezas na Oceania. Lisboa, Imprensa nacional. [Pdf] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/05013860/.

MLA citation style:

Castro, Affonso De. As possessões portuguezas na Oceania. Lisboa, Imprensa nacional, 1867. Pdf. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/05013860/>.