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Measuring the new world : enlightenment science and South America /

Neil Safier.

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Main Author: Safier, Neil.
Vernacular: The ruined pyramids of Yaruqu�i -- An enlightened Amazon, with fables and a fold-out map -- Armchair explorers -- Correcting Quito -- A nation defamed and defended -- Incas in the king's garden -- The golden monkey and the monkey-worm.
Mission g�eod�esique (France)
Published: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2008.
Topics: Scientific expeditions - Ecuador - Quito - History - 18th century. | Science - Europe - History - 18th century. | Communication in science - Europe - History - 18th century. | SCIENCE - History. | Mission géodésique (France)
Regions: Ecuador - Discovery and exploration - French. | Amazon River Region - Discovery and exploration. | South America - Historical geography. | Amazon River Region. | Ecuador. | Ecuador - Quito. | Europe. | South America.
Genres: Electronic books. | History.
Online Access: ProQuest Ebook Central - Full text online
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Location & Availability for: Measuring the new world : enlightenment