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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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Voyaging in the Spanish Baroque

Voyaging in the Spanish Baroque

Science and Patronage in the Pacific Voyage of Pedro Fernández de Quirós, 1605–1606

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(p.233) Chapter Twelve Voyaging in the Spanish Baroque
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Science in the Spanish and Portuguese Empires, 1500-1800
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Kevin Sheehan

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Stanford University Press
DOI:10.11126/stanford/9780804753586.003.0013

This chapter discusses Captain Pedro Fernández de Quirós's voyage from Peru in search of unknown islands and a southern continent across the South Sea from 1605 to 1606. It first provides a brief overview of the history of Pacific exploration and then examines to what extent Quiros's voyage can be attributed to emerging baroque scientific sensibilities.

Keywords:   Pedro Fernández de Quirós, Peru, South Sea, Pacific exploration, baroque

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