The Cannons of Goa

The Cannons of Goa is written by 3 authors – Abhijit Ambekar, Rohini Pande and Tejas Garge based on the cannons of Goa elaborating their history, locations and styles. Author provide the brief background of types of cannons, forts of Goa, uses of cannons on ships, components of cannon, and description of cannons is given from areas like Panaji, Reis magos, Archeological Museum Old Goa, Farmagudi, Aguada, Cabo de Rama fort, Mapusa, Valpoi, Marmagoa fort, and Panelim.

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     The book is written by 3 authors – Abhijit Ambekar, Rohini Pande and Tejas Garge based on the cannons of Goa elaborating their history, locations and styles. Authors have jointly carried out exploration and documentation of cannons all over Goa. The remains in most of the Goa today stand as the reminders of the Portuguese rule in Goa.
     All these military strongholds were equipped with cannons and Portuguese were the pioneers to introduce the cannon technology in peninsular India. Most of these cannons are lyinh in unattended places and need conservation. Author provide the brief background of types of cannons, forts of Goa, uses of cannons on ships, components of cannon, and description of cannons is given from areas like Panaji, Reis magos, Archeological Museum Old Goa, Farmagudi, Aguada, Cabo de Rama fort, Mapusa, Valpoi, Marmagoa fort, and Panelim.

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Weight 510 g
Dimensions 16.5 × 1 × 24.5 cm
Book Author

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First Edition

2010

Format

Hardcover

Language

English

Pages

76

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