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Title Medicine, trade and empire : Garcia de Orta's Colloquies on the simples and drugs of India (1563) in context / edited by Palmira Fontes da Costa
Published London ; New York : Routledge, 2016
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Description 1 online resource (xxii, 279 pages) : illustrations
Series History of medicine in context
History of medicine in context.
Contents 1. Garcia de Orta in the context of the Sephardic diaspora / Jon Arrizabalaga -- 2. Locating Garcia de Orta in the port city of Goa and the Indian Ocean world / Michael N. Pearson -- 3. Garcia de Orta's Colloquies : context and afterlife of a dialogue / Ines G. Zupanov -- 4. A 'pleasant banquet of words' : therapeutic virtues and alimentary consumption in Garcia de Orta's Colloquies on the simples and drugs of India / In?s de Ornellas e Castro -- 5. Between science and philology : taxonomy of errors in Orta's Colloquies / Isabel Soler and Juan Pimentel -- 6. Cultures of inquiry, myths of empire : natural history in colonial Goa / Hugh Cagle -- 7. Trading in medical simples and developing the new science : Garcia de Orta and his contemporaries / Harold J. Cook -- 8. Garcia de Orta and Amato Lusitano's views on materia medica : a comparative perspective / Ant?nio Manuel Lopes Andrade -- 9. Figuring exotic nature in sixteenth-century Europe : Garcia de Orta and Clusius / Florike Egmond -- 10. East Indies, West Indies : Garcia de Orta and the Spanish treatises on exotic materia medica / Jose Pardo Tom?s -- 11. 'Enduring echoes of Garcia de Orta' : the Royal Hospital gardens in Goa and evolving hybridization in Portuguese colonial medical culture / Timothy D. Walker -- 12. Identity and the construction of memory in representations of Garcia de Orta / Palmira Fontes da Costa
Notes Originally published 2015 by Ashgate Publishing
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Orta, Garcia de, active 16th century.
Orta, Garcia de, active 16th century. Col?quios dos simples e drogas e coisas medicinais da India e de algumas frutas
Orta, Garcia de, active 16th century.
Materia medica, Vegetable -- India -- History -- 16th century
Medicine -- India -- History -- 16th century
Medicine -- Portugal -- History -- 16th century
Naturalists -- Portugal -- Biography
Materia medica, Vegetable.
Portuguese colonies.
Indian Ocean -- Commerce -- History -- 16th century
Portugal -- Colonies -- Asia -- History -- 16th century
Portugal -- Commerce -- History -- 16th century
Velha Goa (India) -- Commerce -- History -- 16th century
India -- Velha Goa.
Indian Ocean.
Genre/Form Biographies.
Form Electronic book
Author Costa, Palmira Fontes da.
ISBN 1315594722