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Science in the Spanish and Portuguese Empires, 1500-1800$
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Daniela Bleichmar, Paula De Vos, Kristin Huffine, and Kevin Sheehan

Print publication date: 2008

Print ISBN-13: 9780804753586

Published to Stanford Scholarship Online: June 2013

DOI: 10.11126/stanford/9780804753586.001.0001

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Introduction

Introduction

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(p.1) Introduction
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Science in the Spanish and Portuguese Empires, 1500-1800
Author(s):

Jorge Cañizares-esguerra

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Stanford University Press
DOI:10.11126/stanford/9780804753586.003.0001

This book focuses on the practices of science in the Spanish and Portuguese regimes. It discusses the role that science played in the Iberian colonial expansion from the end of the fifteenth to the beginning of the nineteenth century. It also documents the religious culture in which the scientific practices of the Iberian empires flourished.

Keywords:   science, Spanish, Portuguese, colonial expansion, religious culture, Iberian Empires

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