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Biblioteca Indiana, 16

De Acuña, Cristóbal
Nuevo descubrimiento del Gran río de las Amazonas, ed. I. Arellano, J. M. Díez Borque y G. Santonja
2009, 184 pp., 16,80 euros.
ISBN: 978-84-8489-445-2

Complete critical edition of the work of the Jesuit, Cristobal de Acuña, born in the city of Burgos (1597-Lima, 1675). He was an accurate and precise chronicler of the Amazon and its Hispanic discovery, accomplished by the Orellana’s expedition up to Pedro Tejeira and himself.


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