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Keen to learn but short on time? Get to grips with the life of Vasco da Gama in next to no time with this concise guide.

50Minutes.com provides a clear and engaging analysis of the maritime voyages of Vasco da Gama. In a daring voyage in the late 15th century, Vasco da Gama became the first European to reach India by sea. The new trading route he opened brought wealth to the Portuguese Crown and resulted in profound geopolitical changes in Europe and Asia, but his voyages were also marked by intense cruelty towards the indigenous inhabitants he encountered.

In just 50 minutes you will:
• Understand why the spice trade was so important in 15th and 16th century Europe
• Learn about Da Gama’s three expeditions to India and their aims and outcomes
• Evaluate the political and economic impact of his voyages, both in Portugal and in India

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GENRE
Biografier och memoarer
UTGIVEN
2017
10 april
SPRÅK
EN
Engelska
LÄNGD
35
Sidor
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