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Science in the Spanish and Portuguese empires, 1500-1800 / Edited by Daniela Bleichmar ... [et al.]

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Editor: Standford : Standford University Press, cop. 2009
Descripción Física: XXII, 427 p. : il.; 24 cm
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Esta colección de trabajos compone el primer libro publicado en inglés que ofrece una visión de las prácticas de la ciencia en los imperios portugués y español desde 1500 hasta 1800. Los temas tratados abarcan la navegación, las exploraciones, la tecnología, la cartografía, las ciencias naturales o la medicina

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ILLUSTRATIONS
TABLES
CONTRIBUTORS
PREFACE
ACKNOLEDGEMENTS
INTRODUCCIÓN
PART I: REASSESSING THE ROLE OF IBERIA IN EARLY MODERN SCIENCE
Science, medicine and technology in colonial Spanish America: new interpretations, new approaches. DAVID GOODMAN
Portuguese imperial science, 1450-1800: a historiographical review. PALMINAR FONTES DA COSTA, HENRIQUE LEITAO
PART II: NEW WORLDS, NEW SCIENCES
Cosmography at the Casa, Consejo and Corte during the century of discovery. MARÍA M. PORTUONDO
Science during the Portuguese maritime discoveries: a telling case of interaction between experimenters and theoreticians. ONÉSIMO T. ALMEIDA
Baroque natures: Juan E. Nieremberg, american wonders and preterimperial natural history. JUAN PIMENTEL
PART III: KNOWLEDGE PRODUCTION: LOCAL CONTEXTS, GLOBAL EMPIRES
Cosmopolitanism and scientific reason in New Spain: Carlos de Sigüenza y Góngora and the dispute over the 1680 Comet. ANNA MORE
Medical mestizaje and the politics of pregnancy in colonial Guatemala. MARTHA FEW
"Read all about it": science, translation, adaptation and confrontation in the Gazeta de Literatura de México, 1788-1795. FIONA CLARK
The Indies of knowledge or the imaginary geography of the discoveries of gold in Brazil. JÚNIA FERREIRA FURTADO
Space production and Spanish imperial geopolitics. NURIA VALVERDE, ANTONIO LAFUENTE
PART IV: COMMERCE, CURIOSITIES, AND THE CIRCULATION OF KNOWLEDGE
Knowledge and empiricism in the sixteenth-century Spanish Atlantic world. ANTONIO BARRERA-OSORIO
Voyaging in the Spanish Baroque: science and patronage in the Pacific voyage of Pedro Hernández de Quirós, 1605-1606. KEVIN SHEEHAN
Acquisition and circulation of medical knowledge within the Early Modern Portuguese colonial Empire. TIMOTHY WALKER
The rare, the singular and the extraordinary: natural history and the collection of curiosities in the Spanish Empire. PAULA DE VOS
A visible and useful Empire: visual culture and colonial natural history in the eighteenth-century Spanish world. DANIELA BLEICHMAR
AFTERWORD: NOBLE DAVID COOK AND ALEXANDRA PARMA COOK
NOTES
INDEX.

Notas

Incluye colaboraciones de: David Goodman, Palmira Fontes da Costa, Henrique Leitao, María M. Portuondo, Onésimo T. Almeida, Juan Pimentel, Anna More, Martha Few, Fiona Clarck, Júnia Ferreira Furtado, Nuria Valverde, Antonio Lafuente, Antonio Barrera-Osorio, Kevin Sheenan, Timothy Walker, Paula de Vos y Daniela Bleichmar



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Esta colección de trabajos compone el primer libro publicado en inglés que ofrece una visión de las prácticas de la ciencia en los imperios portugués y español desde 1500 hasta 1800. Los temas tratados abarcan la navegación, las exploraciones, la tecnología, la cartografía, las ciencias naturales o la medicina

Tabla de Contenidos

ILLUSTRATIONS
TABLES
CONTRIBUTORS
PREFACE
ACKNOLEDGEMENTS
INTRODUCCIÓN
PART I: REASSESSING THE ROLE OF IBERIA IN EARLY MODERN SCIENCE
Science, medicine and technology in colonial Spanish America: new interpretations, new approaches. DAVID GOODMAN
Portuguese imperial science, 1450-1800: a historiographical review. PALMINAR FONTES DA COSTA, HENRIQUE LEITAO
PART II: NEW WORLDS, NEW SCIENCES
Cosmography at the Casa, Consejo and Corte during the century of discovery. MARÍA M. PORTUONDO
Science during the Portuguese maritime discoveries: a telling case of interaction between experimenters and theoreticians. ONÉSIMO T. ALMEIDA
Baroque natures: Juan E. Nieremberg, american wonders and preterimperial natural history. JUAN PIMENTEL
PART III: KNOWLEDGE PRODUCTION: LOCAL CONTEXTS, GLOBAL EMPIRES
Cosmopolitanism and scientific reason in New Spain: Carlos de Sigüenza y Góngora and the dispute over the 1680 Comet. ANNA MORE
Medical mestizaje and the politics of pregnancy in colonial Guatemala. MARTHA FEW
"Read all about it": science, translation, adaptation and confrontation in the Gazeta de Literatura de México, 1788-1795. FIONA CLARK
The Indies of knowledge or the imaginary geography of the discoveries of gold in Brazil. JÚNIA FERREIRA FURTADO
Space production and Spanish imperial geopolitics. NURIA VALVERDE, ANTONIO LAFUENTE
PART IV: COMMERCE, CURIOSITIES, AND THE CIRCULATION OF KNOWLEDGE
Knowledge and empiricism in the sixteenth-century Spanish Atlantic world. ANTONIO BARRERA-OSORIO
Voyaging in the Spanish Baroque: science and patronage in the Pacific voyage of Pedro Hernández de Quirós, 1605-1606. KEVIN SHEEHAN
Acquisition and circulation of medical knowledge within the Early Modern Portuguese colonial Empire. TIMOTHY WALKER
The rare, the singular and the extraordinary: natural history and the collection of curiosities in the Spanish Empire. PAULA DE VOS
A visible and useful Empire: visual culture and colonial natural history in the eighteenth-century Spanish world. DANIELA BLEICHMAR
AFTERWORD: NOBLE DAVID COOK AND ALEXANDRA PARMA COOK
NOTES
INDEX.

Notas

Incluye colaboraciones de: David Goodman, Palmira Fontes da Costa, Henrique Leitao, María M. Portuondo, Onésimo T. Almeida, Juan Pimentel, Anna More, Martha Few, Fiona Clarck, Júnia Ferreira Furtado, Nuria Valverde, Antonio Lafuente, Antonio Barrera-Osorio, Kevin Sheenan, Timothy Walker, Paula de Vos y Daniela Bleichmar


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