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Encompassing the Globe
Portugal and the World in the 16th and 17th Centuries
Written by Jay A. Levenson


Format: Hardcover, 352 pages
Publisher: Smithsonian Books
On Sale: September 1, 2007
Price: $54.95

Portugal’s contacts with the venerable kingdoms and empires of Africa and Asia, and later with the vast expanse of Brazil, led to unprecedented examples of cultural exchange, including the creation of strikingly beautiful and highly original works of art.

Encompassing the Globe features more than 250 full-color reproductions of extraordinary creations that... Read more >
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