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Author(s): Barros, Amândio Jorge Morais
Title: O Porto contra os corsários : (a expedição de 1469)
Publisher: Porto : Universidade do Porto. Faculdade de Letras
Issue Date: 2000
Abstract: By the end of the Middle Ages, sea trade was essential for the economic development of the city of Oporto. At the time, its trade fleet had already established a number of international routes and its merchants were frequently present in several European ports.However, one of the most serious problems faced by this activity were the acts of piracy they were subject to from the English, French and Castilian. Based on a document of 1469, we are able to understand mercantile dynamics and, above all, the mechanisms employed by city authorities to protect its sea trade against the attacks perpetrated by these corsairs.
Subject: Comércio - História
Corsários
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10216/9459
Catalogue Link: http://aleph.letras.up.pt/F?func=find-b&find_code=SYS&request=000191064
Source: Revista da Faculdade de Letras : História, 01, 2000, p.11-28
Document Type: Artigo em Revista Científica Nacional
Rights: openAccess
Appears in Collections:FLUP - Artigo em Revista Científica Nacional

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