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〮 Read Kindle @Conquerors: How Portugal Forged the First Global Empire For Free ⏊ By Roger Crowley ⏬ 〮 Read Kindle @Conquerors: How Portugal Forged the First Global Empire For Free ⏊ By Roger Crowley ⏬ As remarkable as Columbus and the conquistador expeditions but far wide ranging, the dynamic burst of Portuguese voyaging at the start of the 16th century is one of the tipping points of world history the moment that the world went global Within a short time span, a tiny country whose population did not exceed a million created a maritime empire that stretched from Brazil to Nagasaki Conquerors tells the almost forgotten story of how Portugal s navigators cracked the code of the Atlantic winds, launched the expedition of Vasco da Gama to India, and beat the Spanish to the spice kingdoms of the East then set about creating the first long range maritime empire In an astonishing blitz of 30 years, a handful of visionary empire builders, with few resources but breathtaking ambition, attempted to seize the Indian Ocean, destroy Islam, and take control of world trade This is history at its most vivid an epic tale of navigation, trade and technology, money and religious zealotry, political diplomacy and espionage, sea battles and shipwrecks, endurance, courage, and terrifying brutality Drawing on extensive firsthand accounts, it brings to life the exploits of an extraordinary band of conquerors men such as Afonso de Albuquerque, the first European since Alexander the Great to found an Asian empire who set in motion the forces of globalization Portugal was the imperial pathfinder, the template for a wave of successors Its empire connected the world and created a framework for profound interactions It left a huge and long lasting influence on the culture, food, flora, art, history, and languages of the globe It marked the start of 500 years of domination by the West, which is only reversing now Customer reviews Conquerors How Portugal Find helpful customer and review 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