Science in the Spanish and Portuguese Empires, 1500?1800

By: Bleichmar, Daniela

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This collection of essays is the first book published in English to provide a thorough survey of the practices of science in the Spanish and Portuguese empires from 1500 to 1800. Authored by an interdisciplinary team of specialists from the United States, Latin America, and Europe, the book consists of fifteen original essays, as well as an introduction and an afterword by renowned scholars in the field. The topics discussed include navigation, exploration, cartography, natural sciences, technology, and medicine. This volume is aimed at both specialists and non-specialists, and is designed to be useful for teaching. It will be a major resource for anyone interested in colonial Latin America.

Title: Science in the Spanish and Portuguese Empires, 1500?1800

Author Name: Bleichmar, Daniela

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Publisher: Stanford University Press:

ISBN Number: 080475358X

ISBN Number 13: 9780804753586

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good

Seller ID: Z080475358XZ2

Description: 080475358X Crisp, clean, unread book with some shelfwear and a remainder mark to one edge - NICE