Exploring the Explorers : Spaniards in Oceania, 1519-1794

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Exploring the Explorers : Spaniards in Oceania, 1519-1794

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  • 製本 Hardcover:ハードカバー版/ページ数 243 p.
  • 言語 ENG,ENG
  • 商品コード 9780719077791
  • DDC分類 995

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Exploring the Explorersstudy of cross-cultural engagements between the indigenous peoples of the Pacific and Spanish explorers during the early modern period. Bridging disciplines, the book sets out to analyse in detail eight main voyages and their aims and outcomes, looking at the different patterns of contact and the use of gift-giving and bartering as social cement.This fascinating and original study will broaden the investigation of world exploration and Pacific ethnography, as many of the sources from these voyages are scarcely known and have not been translated before. It will also expand an understanding of Spanish and world exploration, developing the history of the Spanish Pacific beyond the long-standing colony of the Philippines.The study will be of particular interest to scholars and students of Early Modern European history as well as anthropologists, ethnographers and those interested in stories of exploration and discovery throughout history. -- .

Table of Contents

        List of figures                            vii
Preface and acknowledgements ix
Introduction: writing history 1 (15)
Navigation and the Pacific: Magellan and 16 (20)
Spanish voyages prior to 1567
Spanish voyages to the Pacific 1567-1606 36 (67)
Mendana and the Solomons (1567-68) 36 (30)
Mendana and the Santa Cruz (1595) 66 (16)
Quiros and Vanuatu (1606) 82 (21)
Voyaging and the Pacific 1606-1770s 103(20)
Spanish voyages to the Pacific 1770-94 123(87)
Gonzalez and Easter Island (1770) 123(10)
Boenechea and Tahiti (1772) 133(13)
Maximo and the padres in Tahiti (1774-75) 146(35)
Mourelle and Vava'u (1781) 181(14)
Malaspina and Vava'u (1793) 195(15)
Viewing the Pacific 210(13)
Appendix: notes on sources and English 223(5)
translations
Bibliography 228(11)
Index 239