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The Mexican treasury : the writings of Dr. Francisco Hernandez

Author: Francisco Hernández; Simon Varey; Rafael Chabrán; Cynthia L Chamberlin
Publisher: Stanford : Stanford university press, 2001.
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This volume consists of a selection of English translations from the extensive writings of Dr. Francisco Hernandez (1515-87). Celebrated in his own day as one of Spain s leading physicians and  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Francisco Hernández; Simon Varey; Rafael Chabrán; Cynthia L Chamberlin
ISBN: 0804739633 9780804739634
OCLC Number: 468995897
Notes: Notes bibliogr. Index.
Description: XIX-281 p. : ill. ; 29 cm.
Contents: List of illustrations; Preface and acknowledgments; Abbreviations; A note on texts and translations; Chronology of the texts of Francisco Hernandez; Introduction; 1. Mexico, 1571-1615; 2. The Low Countries, 1630-1648; 3. Italy, c.1580-1651; 4. England, 1659-1825; 5. Spain, 1790; Appendix; Glossary; Index.
Responsibility: ed. Simon Varey ; transl. Rafael Chabrán, Cynthia L. Chamberlin and Simon Varey.
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