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RECENT PORTUGUESE PUBLICATIONS BULLETIN 83

January 2015

 

PART VII:

History, Biography, Travel

 

See also items 4, 5, 9, 11, 25 & 28.

13. ALVES, Jorge Santos, general editor. Fernão Mendes Pinto and the Peregrinação: Studies, Restored Portuguese Text, Notes and Indexes. 4 volumes. Lisbon: Fundação Oriente / Imprensa Nacional, 2010.  Lge. 8°, orig. illus. wrps. 375; 797; 335; 107 pp. One of 750 copies. ISBN: 978-972-785-096-9.        4 volumes.        $200.00

Impressive work. Volume I is subtitled Studies, and was edited by Jorge Santos Alves. Volume II, subtitled Restored Portuguese Text, was edited and revised by Elisa Lopes da Costa. Volume III, subtitled Notes, was edited by Jorge Santos Alves; it also contains a guide to abbreviations as well as a substantial bibliography (pp. 301-35). Volume IV, subtitled Indexes, was organized by Zoltán Biedermann.

 

14. BOXER, Charles Ralph. Opera minora. Diogo Ramada Curto, ed. 3 volumes. Lisbon: Fundação Oriente, 2002.  Lge. 8°, orig. illus. wrps. lxx, 352 pp., (1 l.); lx, 346 pp., (1 l.); lxxxvii, 485 pp., (1 l.). Text in English and Portuguese. ISBN: (complete work): 972-785-042-1; vol. I: 972-785-039-1; vol. II: 972-785-040-5; vol. III: 972-785-041-3. 3 volumes. $120.00

Volume I is subtitled Erudição / Erudition; volume II Orientalismo / Orientalism; volume III Historiografia / Historiography. A total of sixteen volumes were planned. However, the project appears stalled; it is uncertain that more volumes will appear.

 

15. The Jews in Portugal.Lisbon: ICEP Tourism Information Department, n.d (ca. 1985?).  Folio (29.5 x 21 cm.), orig. illus. wrps. 40 pp., well illustrated in color. ISBN: none. $20.00

 

16. MARQUES, A.H. de Oliveira, ed. História dos portugueses no extremo oriente. 5 volumes in 6. Lisbon: Fundação Oriente, 1998-2003.  Sm. folio (24.3 x 18 cm.), publ. cloth with d.j. [volume I, tomo 1] and publ. illus. bds. [all others] as issued. ISBN: (complete work): 972–9440–81–6.                  5 volumes in 6.           $300.00

Important, massive work. The total weight is ca. 10 kg.

Volume I, tomo 1: Em torno de Macau. 1998. 554 pp., (1 l. blank, 1 l.), well illus., mostly in color. ISBN: 972–9440–82–4.

Introduction by the editor; essays by Luís Filipe F.R. Thomaz, Denys Lonbard, Jorge Manuel Flores, Susana Münch Miranda, and Cristina Seuanes Serafim (3), Jorge Manuel dos Santos Alves, João Pedro Ferro (2), Rafael Moreira, João José Alves Dias, and Paulo Drumond Braga.

Volume I, tomo II: De Macau à periferia. 2000. 496 pp., (1 l.), well illus., mostly in color. ISBN: 972–785–005–7.

Introduction by the editor; essays by Manuel Lobato (2), Jorge Manuel dos Santos Alves, Jorge Manuel Flores (4), Isabel Drumond Braga, João Paulo Oliveira e Costa, and Kenneth McPherson.

Volume II: Macau e Timor, o declínio do império. 2001. 532 pp., (1 l.), well illus., mostly in color. ISBN: 972–785–028–6.

Introduction by Jorge Manuel Flores; essays by Flores, António Vale, Susana Münich Miranda and Cristina Seuanes Serafim, Münich, Serafim, Maria Augusta Lima Cruz, Alexandra Curvelo (with collaboration of Celina Bastos), Paulo Drumond Braga, and Luís Filipe F.R. Thomaz.

Volume III: Macau e Timor do antigo regime à República. 2000. 800 pp., (1 l.), well illus., mostly in color. ISBN: 972–785–017–0.

Introduction by the editor; essays by Angêla Guimarães, Fernando Figueiredo (3), Paulo Drumond Braga, João Carlos Oliveira, and Pedro Mesquita.

Volume IV: Macau e Timor no período republicano. 2003. 737 pp., (1 l.), well illus., mostly in color. ISBN: 972–785–036–7.

Preface by the editor. Essays by Eélia Reis (6), Peter Haberzettl and Roderich Ptak, and Fernando Figueiredo.

Índices. 2003. 197 pp., (1 l.), illus., mostly in color. ISBN: 972–785–038–3.

Compiled by João Carlos Oliveira, the ample analytical index [pp. 7-167] is followed by an index to the illustrations.

 

17. MARTINS, Fausto Sanches. Jesuítas de Portugal: 1542-1759. Arte / Culto / Vida Quotidiana. Porto: the Author, 2014.  Lge. 8°, orig. illus. wrps. 469 pp., (1 blank l.), footnotes, tables and numerous illus. in text, ample bibliography. ISBN: 978-989-20-5171-0. $60.00

 

18. MATOS, Artur Teodoro de, ed. Documentos remetidos da Índia, ou Livros das Monções. 2 volumes. Lisbon: Comissão Nacional para as Comemorações dos Descobrimentos Portugueses / Centro de Estudos Damião de Góis (volume I); and Centro de História de Além-Mar, Universidade Nova de Lisboa (volume II), 2000-2002. Colecção Fontes. Lge. 8°, orig. illus. wrps. 543 pp.; 545 pp.; extensive annotations and ample analytical index in each volume. ISBN: 972-787-010-4; 972-98672-2-4. 2 volumes. $115.00

Important, well indexed documentary collections.

Technical coordination by Maria do Carmo Jasmins Dia Farinha. Investigations by João Manuel Teles e Cunha, Jorge Manuel dos Santos Alves, Paulo Jorge de Sousa Pinto, Paulo Miguel Martins, Rosa Bela Azevedo, Sofia Diniz, and Susana Münch Miranda.

Volume I: (1625-1627).

Volume II: (1625-1736).

 

19. MATOS, Artur Teodoro de, ed. Junta da Real Fazenda do Estado da Índia. Volume I: Livros 1-3. Volume II: Livros 17, 18, 31, 32, 41. Volume III: Livro 6. Coordenação técnica: Pedro Penteado. Investigação: Alexandra Maria Pelúcia, André Ferrand de Almeida, and Luís da Cunha Pinheiro (volume I); Paulo Manuel Tremoceiro (volume II); Luís da Cunha Pinheiro (volume III). 3 volumes [all published]. Lisbon: Comissão Nacional para as Comemorações dos Descobrimentos Portugueses / Centro de Estudos Damião de Góis, 2000 (volumes I and II); Centro de História de Além-Mar, Universidade Nova de Lisboa, 2001 (volume III). Colecção Fontes. Lge. 8°, orig. illus. wrps. 403 pp., footnotes; 518 pp., (1 l.), footnotes, substantial analytical index, chronological index; 435 pp., footnotes, substantial analytical index, chronological index. ISBN: 972-787-015-5; 972-787-022-8; 972-98672-1-6. 3 volumes [all published]. $200.00

Important documentary collection.

 

20. MATOS, Artur Teodoro de, ed. O tombo de Diu, 1592. Lisbon: CNCDP / Centro de Estudos Damião de Góis, 1999. Fontes. Lge. 8°, orig. illus. wrps. 158 pp., extensive footnotes, tables and graphs in text, analytical index. ISBN: 972-8325-92-4. $45.00

 

21. MILWARD, Peter, John Villiers, Jaime Coelho, et al. Portuguese Voyages to Asia and Japan in the Renaissance Period: Proceedings of the International Conference, Sophia University, Tokyo, September 24-26, 1993. Macau: Instituto Cultural de Macau, Lisbon: Instituto Camões / Fundação Oriente, and Tokyo: Embassy of Portugal in Japan, n.d. (1993?).  8°, orig. illus. wrps. xi, 385 pp., (1 blank l.), chapter endnotes, tables, graphs, and map in text. ISBN: none. $20.00

Preface by Milward, who also contributes an essay. There are eleven essays in English, six in Portuguese, and three in Japanese. In addition to the contributors mentioned above, essays are (in English) by Paul A. Sawada, J. Ruiz de Medina, Manuel J. Pintado, Paul A.S. Harvey, Thomas Heffernan, B. Basto da Silva, Michael Cooper, and Toru Maruyama; (in Portuguese) by Luís F. Barreto, Vitor L.G. Rodrigues, M. Ferreira da Silva, Jorge Dias, Helmut Feldman, and J.P. Oliveira e Costa; (and in Japanese) by Diego Yuuki, Sachie Kojima, and Masashi Hayashida.

 

22. PIRES, Daniel. Wenceslau de Moraes: fotobiografia. Lisbon: Fundação Oriente, 1993.  Folio (32 x 22 cm.), orig. illus. wrps. 197 pp., numerous lovely illus. in text, many in color. One of 1,000 copies. ISBN: 972-9440-19-0. $50.00

 

23. RIBEIRO, Madalena. Samurais cristãos: os Jesuitas e a nobreza cristã do sul do Japão no século XVI. Preface by João Paulo Oliveira e Costa. Lisbon: Centro de História de Além-Mar, Faculdade de Ciências Sociais e Humanas, Universidade Nova de Lisboa, and Ponta Delgada: Universidade dos Açores, 2009. Teses, 5. Lge. 8°, orig. illus. wrps. 229 pp., extensive footnotes, chronological tables, 11 genealogical tables (3 folding), bibliography, indexes of names and places. One of 750 copies. ISBN: 978-989-95563-7-9. $45.00

 

24. SANTOS, Catarina Madeira. “Goa é a chave de toda a Índia”: perfil político da capital do Estado da Índia (1505-1570). Preface by Luís Filipe Tomás. Lisbon: Comissão Nacional para as Comemorações dos Descobrimentos Portugueses, 1999. Colecção Outras Margens. 8°, orig. illus. wrps. 373 pp., large folding table, extensive footnotes, ample bibliography. ISBN: 972-8325-96-7. $60.00

 

 

 

 

 

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