The Spanish Pacific, 1521-1815 is a collection of primary sources translated into English about the era of the Spanish Pacific, that is, between the arrival of Magellan in the Philippines and the end of the Manila-Acapulco galleon trade route. The Spanish Pacific it’s not only Spanish Asia and Oceania, because administratively these territories were part of the Spanish American possessions and there were many contacts between Spanish Asia and Oceania and other Asian territories, like China or Japan. In this book, you will also find encounters of among Spanish Europeans, Spanish Americans, and Asians, including natives, mestizos and women. The Spanish Pacific aims at helping historians and students, with each selected document edited by different scholars who also provide a commentary and bibliography.
- Series: Connected Histories in the Early Modern World (Book 1)
- Hardcover: 250 pages
- Publisher: Amsterdam University Press (March 23, 2020)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 9463720642
- ISBN-13: 978-9463720649
- Product Dimensions: 6.5 x 0.8 x 9.2 inches