Producing the Pacific:...
Producing the Pacific: Maps and Narratives of Spanish Exploration, 1567-1606 (Portada Hispánica 18) (Portada Hispanica)
Camino (European languages and literatures, U. of Auckland) shows how the early modern Spanish invention, construction, performance, and production of the Pacific, called the South Seas in the 16th and 17th centuries, was informed by a search for the Isles of Gold and Silver; the question of whether there was a fourth continent and if so whether it was inhabited; and other...more
Paperback, 176 pages
Published February 2nd 2005 by Rodopi
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