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Science in the Vanished Arcadia free pdf In 'Science in the Vanished Arcadia', Miguel de Asua provides the first modern comprehensive account of Jesuit science in the missions of Paraguay and the River Plate region during the 17th and 18th centuries. Focusing on individual Jesuits and underlining the relationships of their work to the religious goals of the Society of Jesus, the book covers the disciplines of natural history, cartography, medical botany, astronomy and the topics pursued by the former missionaries in their Italian exile.

About Miguel de Asua

Miguel de Asua, M.D. (1976) University of Buenos Aires, Ph.D. (1992) University of Notre Dame, is a historian of science at the National Research Council for Science and Technology (Argentina). He has published extensively on Medieval and Latin American science.

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Author : Miguel de Asua
Publisher : Brill
Data Published : 06 June 2014
ISBN : 9004256768
EAN : 9789004256767
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 385 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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