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Published: 27 November 2014

416 Pages | 20 illus.

8.5 x 5.4 inches

ISBN: 9780199452675

Bookseller Code (06)

Catholic Orientalism

Portuguese Empire, Indian Knowledge (16th-18th Centuries)

Angela Barreto Xavier and Co-Writer Ines G. Županov

  • Explores the process of knowledge production in and about South Asia during the late medieval and early modern periods.
  • Through a series of case studies, this book chronicles the rise and the decline of the Catholic knowledge of South Asia which had not been, at any point, only and simply "Portuguese"

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