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    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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    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

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    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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    Goa. India's smallest province. A province with a turbulent history and a promising future. If Goa had never existed, India today would not be the same. Long before the early 1500s, Muslims dominated the trading scene in South Western India. They had so much economic power they had sway in the local politics. There were many groups and settlements. Some groups were Arabs, others, Muslims from Arabia and Persia. They had their time of infighting. Then, in the early 1500s, the event that…

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    Cidade De Goa Analysis

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    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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    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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    This course was extremely intriguing and had me hooked from the first discussion forum. It required me to venture out of my comfort zone and ask questions that others viewed as odd, but I knew was going to assist me in my studies. I can recall one specific instance where I was on twenty-four-hour duty and I began asking a police officer doing his security checks questions. It had to be two in the morning and you can tell by the exhausted look on his face when he walked through the bitter cold…

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    The Billy Goat Curse How do you think the Billy Goat Curse started and what do you think happened during that timeframe? At first I thought the Billy Goat Curse was just a myth, but it’s actually true. The Billy Goat Cure really made Chicago Cubs fans very mad because they have not won a World Series until this year. Also the last time the Chicago Cubs won the World Series was all the way back in 1908 which is more than a century ago. Even though I do not like the Chicago Cubs, I still think the…

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    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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    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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