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Brouwer and Herckmans' Expedition to Chile

Caspar van Baerle

in The History of Brazil under the Governorship of Count Johan Maurits of Nassau, 1636–1644

Published by University Press of Florida

Published in print September 2011 | ISBN: 9780813036649
Published online January 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780813041599 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5744/florida/9780813036649.003.0014
Brouwer and Herckmans' Expedition to Chile

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This chapter describes Brouwer's expedition to Chile and his orders. Also described in this chapter are the various provinces of Chile. Again, the people of the area are described and their customs are outlined. Brouwer's actual journey is described at the end of the chapter. He was unable to complete his tasks, and died at the port of Castro.

Keywords: Brouwer; Chile; United Provinces; trade; Castro

Chapter.  13229 words. 

Subjects: Early Modern History (1500 to 1700)

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