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|Publications: Goa - Its Tryst with Trade|
|Thursday, 25 June 2009 12:18|
The principal objective of this book is to reconstruct the commercial history of Goa through an analysis of the archival, epigraphical, numismatic, sculptural and oral evidences.
The narrative discusses the commercial geography of Goa, traces the historical evolution of the commercial state of Goa from the riverine port-capital of Chandrapur to the Portuguese Pearl of the East to Gopakapattana and Ella. It also highlights the historical linkages between commerce and faith and presents a critique of colonial commerce with a special focus on the indigenous inputs and the developments in the 20th Century.
Written by Dr Pratima Kamat, Head of the Department of History, Goa University, The book is produced by the Goa Chamber of Commerce and Industry and has been launched at the 101st Annual General Meeting (AGM) held on Saturday 27th June 2009 at 6.00pm at Grande Sala, Cidade de Goa, Dona Paula.
The book will certainly evoke considerable interest in students and researchers of the commercial history of Goa and will also serve as stimulating reading for the general reader.
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