- Title Pages
- Chapter One Science, Medicine, and Technology in Colonial Spanish America
- Chapter Two Portuguese Imperial Science, 1450–1800
- Chapter Three Cosmography at the <i>Casa, Consejo</i>, and <i>Corte</i> During the Century of Discovery
- Chapter Four Science During the Portuguese Maritime Discoveries
- Chapter Five Baroque Natures
- Chapter Six Cosmopolitanism and Scientific Reason in New Spain
- Chapter Seven Medical <i>Mestizaje</i> and the Politics of Pregnancy in Colonial Guatemala, 1660–1730
- Chapter Eight “Read All About It”
- Chapter Nine The Indies of Knowledge, Or the Imaginary Geography of the Discoveries of Gold in Brazil
- Chapter Ten Space Production and Spanish Imperial Geopolitics
- Chapter Eleven Knowledge and Empiricism in the Sixteenth-Century Spanish Atlantic World
- Chapter Twelve Voyaging in the Spanish Baroque
- Chapter Thirteen Acquisition and Circulation of Medical Knowledge within the Early Modern Portuguese Colonial Empire
- Chapter Fourteen The Rare, the Singular, and the Extraordinary
- Chapter Fifteen A Visible and Useful Empire
“Read All About It”
“Read All About It”
Science, Translation, Adaptation, and Confrontation in the Gazeta de Literatura de México, 1788–1795
- (p.147) Chapter Eight “Read All About It”
- Science in the Spanish and Portuguese Empires, 1500-1800
- Stanford University Press
This chapter focuses on the Gazeta de Literatura de México, one of the first and most valuable literary-scientific periodical publications in the Spanish Americas. The chapter demonstrates the way in which José Antonio Alzate y Ramírez played an active part in the International Republic of Letters and setting the Gazeta de Literatura in the context of the developments in the Spanish American periodical press.
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