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Author: Thomas Gage; J Eric S Thompson; Jay I. Kislak Reference Collection (Library of Congress)
Publisher: Norman, University of Oklahoma Press [1958]
Series: American exploration and travel series, v. 58.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : [New ed.]View all editions and formats
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As a Dominican friar, Thomas Gage lived and traveled in Mexico and Guatemala from 1625 to 1637. Eventually he made his way against incredible obstacles through Central America to Panama and thence to his native England. Gage's account of his life in seventeenth-century Mexico and Central America makes superb reading and his for the most part accurate. It is also the only firsthand description of early Spanish  Read more...
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Named Person: Thomas Gage; Thomas Gage
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas Gage; J Eric S Thompson; Jay I. Kislak Reference Collection (Library of Congress)
ISBN: 0806119047 9780806119045
OCLC Number: 229491
Notes: Originally published in 1648 under title: The English-American, his travail by sea and land; or, A new survey of the West-India's.
Description: li, 379 pages illustrations, portrait, maps 24 cm.
Series Title: American exploration and travel series, v. 58.
Responsibility: Edited and with an introd. by J. Eric S. Thompson.

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As a Dominican friar, Thomas Gage lived and traveled in Mexico and Guatemala from 1625 to 1637. Eventually he made his way against incredible obstacles through Central America to Panama and thence to his native England. Gage's account of his life in seventeenth-century Mexico and Central America makes superb reading and his for the most part accurate. It is also the only firsthand description of early Spanish America by a non-Spaniard or one who was not a citizen of the Holy Roman Empire.

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