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  • ISBN: 9780226669519
  • ISBN10: 0226669513

The Travels of Mendes Pinto

by Rebecca D. Catz

  • List Price: $85.00
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Univ of Chicago Pr
  • Publish date: 08/01/1989
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List of Illustrations Acknowledgments Introduction Europe under Charles V Flowering of the Renaissance Spain under Philip II Portugal under Manuel I and John III Publication History of the Book Translations Summary of the Text Influences The Historical Author Satire and the Fictive Author A Note on Translation 1. The Early Years 2. The Passage to India 3. A Renegade in the Red Sea 4. The Land of Prester John 5. Captive in Mocha 6. On the Slave Block 7. The Siege of Diu 8. Impressment at Sea 9. The Queen of Honowar 10. Defeat at Honowar 11. The Queen's Treachery 12. Departure for Malacca 13. The Battak Envoy 14. Through the Jungles of Sumatra 15. At the Court of the Battak 16. Observing the Battak at War 17. The Battak Army in Retreat 18. The Battak's Warning 19. A Malay Tyrant 20. The Elusive Isle of Gold 21. The Elusive Isle of Gold 22. The Ambassador from Aaru 23. Shipwrecked off the Island of Sumatra 24. Captive in Siak 25. Back in Malacca 26. The Achinese Threat to Portuguese Power 27. The Death of the King of Aaru 28. The Queen of Aaru Seeks Revenge 29. The Queen of Aaru in Malacca 30. The Queen of Aaru Departs in Anger 31. Jantana Lays Claim to Aaru 32. Jantana and Achin at War 33. Rescue at Sea 34. Tom Lobo in Danger 35. Murder of the King of Pahang 36. Disaster in the Harbor ofLugor 37. Lady of the Swamp 38. Antonio de Faria Swears Vengeance 39. In Search ofKhojaHassim 40. Pirates off the Coast of Champa 41. Exploring Champa 42. Night Raid off Hainan Island 43. The Armenian's Story 44. The Pearl Fishers of Quemoy 45. Gathering Information in Hainan 46. Encounter with a Chinese Pirate 47. The Unlucky Bride 48. No Word of the Lord 49. Problems Unloading the Cargo 50. Victory in theMadelRiver 51. The Corsair's Confession 52. King of the Sea 53. Shipwreck off the Isle ofThieves 54. Marooned 55. A Precocious Child 56. Partners in Piracy 57. News ofKhojaHassim 58. Preparations for the Attack 59. A Glorious Victory 60. After the Battle 61. Grounded on the Coast of China 62. The Storm's Ravages 63. The Prisoners ofNouday 64. The Mandarin's Reply 65. The Sack ofNouday 66. Pirates at the Gates of Ning-po 67. A Message from Ning-po 68. Antonio de Faria's Reception in Ning-po 69. The Vicar of Ning-po 70. A Banquet in Honor of Antonio de Faria 71. The Voyage toCalempluy 72. A Doubtful Course 73. Of Men and Beasts 74. Similau Disappears 75. The Fabulous Isle ofCalempluy 76. Desecration of the Tombs 77. The Old Hermit ofCalempluy 78. The Hermit Spreads the Alarm 79. Antonio de Faria Meets His End 80. Castaways in China 81. The Wayside Shelter 82. Thrown to the Leeches 83. An Upper-Class Chinese Family 84. Arrested inTaypor 85. Transferred to Nanking 86. Legal Aid for the Poor 87. A Letter of Recommendation 88. The City of Nanking 89. The Pagoda ofPocasser 90. The Great Albuquerque Defamed 91. Inez de Leiria 92. The Legend ofNanc 93. The Child Prophet 94. The Founding of Peking 95. The Great Wall of China 96. The Submer
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