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Deepashree Dutta
Dr Pius Malekandathil is a historian and professor at the Centre for Historical Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU). The focus of his work is the maritime history of the Indian Ocean, with an emphasis on Portuguese history. He has authored numerous books and articles, including The Indian…
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Deepashree Dutta
‘Playful are these boats of the pirates/harmads, they marched, keeping time as it were, with the motion of the waves! Like the vultures that hovered the sea, they marched flapping their wings of sail.’[1] The above lines are from the ballad of Nuranneha and the Grave, believed to have been composed…
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Deepashree Dutta
The Portuguese arrived in India in 1498. From the early sixteenth century they began to gradually trickle into Bengal. However, in contrast to the western coast, Portuguese presence in the coast of Bengal was primarily characterised by private initiatives, giving the settlement a unique nature. The…
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Bony Thomas
Ponjikkara is a thickly populated island, about 6.5 sq. km in area, situated between the city of Kochi (Cochin) and Cochin Port on Vembanad Lake (alias Ernakulam Lake), where Periyar—the longest river in the southern state of Kerala—merges with the Arabian Sea. Until about a decade and a half ago,…
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Barnett Varghese
Cirlot, J.E. A Dictionary of Symbols. Translated by Jack Sage. London: Routledge, 1971.   Collins, Paul M. Christian Inculturation in India. Aldershot: Ashgate, 2007.   Henderson, Joseph L., Jolande Jacobi, Aniela Jaffe and Carl G. Jung, and Marie-Louise von Franz, eds. Man and his Symbols. Norwell…
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Amita Kanekar
  Old Accounts   Burton, Sir Richard Francis. 1851. Goa, and the Blue Mountains: Or, Six Months of Sick Leave. London: R. Bentley.   Cottineau de Kloguen, Denis. 1995 [1831]. An Historical Sketch of Goa. New Delhi: Asian Educational Services.   Fonseca, José Nicolau da. 1986 [1878]. An Historical…
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Amita Kanekar
  Located on the south bank of the river Mandovi, upstream from the capital Panjim, Old Goa is today a site of tourist consumption for the best part of the year. From a sea of palms rise a few majestic buildings, set on the lawns that typically denote a site protected by the Archaeological Survey…
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Subuhi Jiwani
Goa came under Portuguese rule in 1510 when Viceroy Alfonso de Albuquerque captured Goa from the Bijapur Sultanate, thus commencing a 450-year rule which lasted till 1961. Goa became the administrative headquarters of Estado da Índia, governing all Portuguese enclaves within India and other…
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