Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 February 2009

256 Pages | 16 Illustrations, black & white

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780719077791

Bookseller Code (06)


Exploring the explorers

Spaniards in Oceania, 1519-1794

Mercedes Maroto Camino

Published by Manchester University Press

  • The Pacific journies studied here are little known, especially for an English readership Many sources have never appeared in print in English or even in the Spanish original Bridges the various disciplines, illuminates some important issues of human relationships across time and space, and explores cultural contact Contributes to the creation of an idiosyncratic Hispanic world view, while extending the concept of a Spanish Pacific beyond the Philippines Provides a unique information on the ways the past is 'imagined' at different times its political or social uses

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