The Quest For Goa: History and Heritage of Goa from Ancient Times to 2019

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Authors: Sharmila Pais and Prajal Sakhardande

9789395795029 | Paperback | pp. 423 | 2023 | Goa, 1556

The Quest For Goa: History and Heritage of Goa from Ancient Times to 2019 provides a comprehensive exploration of Goa’s history, encompassing various phases and aspects.

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The Quest For Goa: History and Heritage of Goa from Ancient Times to 2019 offers a detailed account of Goa’s rich historical and cultural journey. Structured chronologically, the book covers the prehistoric, medieval, colonial, and post-colonial eras. Drawing on extensive scholarly research from various sources, the author presents the broad spectrum of Goan history in a concise and accessible manner, that will appeal to both students and general readers.

The book is divided into thirty-four chapters, each delving into different aspects of Goa’s history. It begins by exploring the geographical location and diverse physiography of Goa. Furthermore, a section of the book sheds light on the wide range of archaeological findings scattered across the region, providing valuable insights into early human civilizations and settlements in Goa.

The narrative progresses to examine the dynastic control of the pre-colonial times, offering an in-depth understanding of the rulers and their influence on Goa’s development. Colonial expansion and its aftermath are also explored, elucidating the challenges faced by the Portuguese rule and the lasting legacy it left behind.

The book then extends its coverage to the transition to self-governance, post 1961, when Goa became independent of foreign rule. It provides a thorough account of the reforms introduced in Goa, first as a Union territory and later as a State, highlighting the changes that shaped the region’s governance, society, and economy during this time.

In addition to historical and political aspects, the book also tackles a wide range of issues relevant to Goa’s post-liberalization era. It delves into the political landscape, examining the shifts in power dynamics and the evolving socio-economic conditions. Furthermore, it discusses environmental concerns, shedding light on the impact of development on Goa’s natural resources.

The Quest For Goa: History and Heritage of Goa from Ancient Times to 2019 provides a comprehensive exploration of Goa’s history, encompassing various phases and aspects. Through its meticulous research and clear presentation, the book offers valuable insights into the fascinating journey of this coastal Indian state, catering to readers with diverse backgrounds and interests.

Authors:

Sharmila Pais & Prajal Sakhardande

ISBN:

9789395795029

Binding:

Paperback

Pages:

420

Year of Publication:

2010

Publisher:

Permanent Black

Edition:

First

Condition:

New

Country of Origin:

India

About the Author

Sharmila Pais e Martins is Associate Professor, Department of History, St. Xavier’s College, Mapusa. She is also the author of The Encounter with the Ballot in Colonial Goa: A Historical and Analytical Study (1821-1961).

Prajal Sakhardande is a historian and heritage activist, whose Mphil thesis was on Pre Portuguese heritage of Goa. He is presently Head of the Dept of History and Associate Professor of History at the Dhempe College of Arts and Science, Miramar Panaji. He is the author of several books including Goa Gold Goa Silver: Her History Her Heritage from earliest times to 2019, and Muslim History and Heritage of Goa.

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