Assembling the tropics : science and medicine in Portugal's empire, 1450-1700 /

From popular fiction to modern biomedicine, the tropics are defined by two essential features, prodigious nature and debilitating illness. That was not always so. In this engaging and imaginative study, Hugh Cagle shows how such a vision was created. Along the way, he challenges conventional account...

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Main Author: Cagle, Hugh (Author)
Format: Book
Published: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, [2018]
Series:Studies in comparative world history.

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