A Nation upon the Ocean Sea Portugal's Atlantic Diaspora and the Crisis of the Spanish Empire, 1492-1640

Author(s): 
Studnicki-Gizbert, Daviken
ISBN: 
0195175700
Date published: 
February 2007
Hardback
Price: 
£45.00

By recovering the inner life of the Portuguese trade diaspora (1492-1640) the book explores the relations between mobility and community; domestic sociability and trade expansion; commercial experience and early capitalist ideology; and cultural hybridity, transnationalism, and the Spanish empire.