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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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(p.311) Afterword
Science in the Spanish and Portuguese Empires, 1500-1800

Noble David Cook

Alexandra Parma Cook

Stanford University Press

This book covers the intellectual developments and technological and scientific breakthroughs from 1490 to 1790 in Spain and Portugal. It discusses the period of discovery and settlement and the period in which transformations in the building of knowledge take place as a result of the foundations, the scientific revolution, and the age of Enlightenment.

Keywords:   scientific breakthroughs, Spain, Portugal, discovery, knowledge, foundations, scientific revolution, Enlightenment

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