March 5, 2005
Discovering Goan Identity:
Goa is the smallest and youngest state of the Indian Union with a population of about 1.3million people. Goa has become known internationally as India’s the premier hotspots for its long sandy, palm tree-lined beaches, warm tropical breeze, and accommodating tourist environment. However, Goa is much more than the average beach town. With a complex history of Portuguese colonial influence and rule, Goa becomes also a site of historical and cultural significance in the studies of colonialism. In my investigation, I plan to research the history of colonization of Goa and assess the ongoing cultural legacy that the Portuguese colonial influences continue to have on the state today.Continue reading "Discovering Goan Identity:"