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  • Cottons From Coromandel Country Trade Case Study

    32. What do you think Landes means by Portugal’s “leap beyond sense and sensibility”? (Or their “unreasonable initiative”?) Portugal was a small country that exported goods across its many islands. After some time passed, the country decided to turn it’s trading harbors and islands into the Portuguese empire. They did not have the means or manpower to run the empire but were persistent in their choice. 33. What does Landes mean, that the Portuguese “religious commitment entailed a serious commercial disadvantage”? Why would it be a “disadvantage”? Landes means that the Portuguese religious beliefs caused many outbreaks of war and could have been handled in a much more distinguished manner. Instead, Portugal saw the Muslims as foes and would fight them in a moment’s notice. These actions led to war with the bordering lands. 34. What factors made Portugal’s task in the East difficult? What made it easy? Portugal was looking for ways to trade among the islands. They found the Muslims having a different religious belief insulting and executed them for sport. This caused war for the islands which were difficult for the Portuguese. It was difficult due to the religious entailment of the Portuguese leading to war with low resources and disease only found in Portugal men. 35. What was “rent-seeking”? The rent-seeking activities of the Portuguese were to require merchant ships to purchase a trading license. This made the trade from other nations become slowed. Portugal…

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  • Importance Of Tourism In Goa

    GOA 1) White Water Rafting at Mandovi river : Well, Goa Tourism Development Corporation (GTDC) recently introduced white river rafting in Goa on the Mhadei River, at a small village called Ustem in Valpoi, Sattari. People who love adventure sports will find this place no less than a heaven, as it is surrounded by beautiful trees and plant vegetation. Foreign travelers love this place and visit it in large numbers every year. The best time to try river rafting in Goa is during monsoon season,…

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  • Impact Of Tourism In Goa

    CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1 BACKGROUND The tourism industry has largely contributed to the rise of India's GDP. The tourism industry has an impact on the tourist destination; the impact can be classified as positive and negative impact. Job opportunity and increased economic activity are the positive impacts while negative impacts include environment degradation, cultural and identity deterioration, antisocial activities, increased quantity of waste generated, etc. 1.2 Tourism industry in…

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  • Cidade De Goa Analysis

    Cidade De Goa Profile 1) History A glimpse of lberian tradition and suggestive to the finer pleasures of life, the unique lifestyle of Goa is a portrayal of existence which is soothingly unhurried and desirably indulgent in its nuances. This lifestyle attributes to the Portuguese who introduced it about 500 years ago. Now you can experience the same enduring lineage at the serene beachfront haven that is Cidade de Goa. It was built in 1982 by one of India’s leading architect, Charles Correa.…

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  • Uniform Civil Code In Goa Case Study

    ABSTRACT Goa is the only state in India that regardless of religion has an active and enforced Uniform Civil Code (UCC) for all citizens even though India has different civil laws for different religious communities. The Portuguese Civil Code that remains in force even today was introduced in the 19th century in Goa and wasn't replaced after liberation. The first step for implementing the Uniform Civil Code was taken in 1954 by enacting The Special Marriage Act. Later, it was followed by 4 Acts…

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  • Descriptive Essay On Dona Paula Beach

    Dona Paula Beach Description Known as one of the most romantic beaches of Goa, Dona Paula Beach attracts thousands of tourists throughout the year. Therefore, if you wish to travel to the beach it is advisable that you go through the basic information about the place. Here are some such information to help you. The Dona Paula Beach, also known as “Lovers’ Paradise” is situated in Goa. It is a bay of Arabian Sea where two rivers meet. The place is famous for its enthralling beauty as well as…

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  • Domino's Pizza In Goco Case Study

    industry is of considerable size, with a latent demand of around US $ 12 billion as of 2009 (Economic Intelligence Unit). The industry is also projected to grow very rapidly almost doubling in a span of ten years. While in 2004 the latent demand was US $9 billion, the demand in 2014 is projected at around US $16 billion (Economic Intelligence Unit). There are several players in the industry. Few of them are multinational brands like Pizza Hut, McDonalds, KFC, Domino‟s Pizza, Coffee Day and…

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  • Importance Of Information Literacy Essay

    Web (WWW). g) Multimedia literacy: - Literate a person to know the multimedia technology for example picture, images, audio file, video file, etc. h) Workplace literacy: - Means to learn from their experience on work to solve the day to day problems faced by him/her. i) Visual literacy: - Ability to understand a image, charts, graphs etc and use effectively. 1.1.5 About Goa University Goa University, established in June 1985 by an Act of Goa Government, is located on a picturesque campus…

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  • Lorna Research Paper

    Lorna Cordeiro: The Nightingale of Goa All Goans, both young and old, have, over the years, been enthralled and captivated by the melodious and sublime voice of Lorna, who is more affectionately known as the “Nightingale of Goa.” Let’s take a sneak peek into a glittering career, her most famous songs, and the legacy that she has left behind. Lorna was born in Saligao, Goa on August 9, 1944. She belongs to the community of Goan Catholics. Arguably, she was the most dominant Goan singer,…

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  • The Thump That Bind At The Vagator Park

    Close to 400 Royal Enfield riders participated in the event, thumping their way from different parts of the country all the way to Goa. They came solo, they came in groups, and they came from every direction. From Kerala in South India to Delhi in the North. There were Enfields everywhere, from Thunderbirds to Classics and from Machismos to Electras, not to forget some beautiful custom built ones on display. This was the seventh edition of the Royal Enfield Rider Mania, a Royal Enfield event…

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