Oxford: Blackwell Publishing, 2004. Paperback. xi, 234p., illustrated with two period plates and a modern line map, softbound, a 9x6 paperback in 9x6 inch glossy decorated wraps. Fine copy, we see no flaw: sound, clean, unmarked.
Touches on "purposes of trade, colonialism and religious conversion by a diverse array of Portuguese, Dutch, Spanish, Italian and English figtures.. contrasts the traditions and aspirations of rival trading companies and religious orders .." - from cover text.