The “Embryonic” City of San Salvador

José Eugenio Borao Mateo

in The Spanish Experience in Taiwan, 1626–1642

Published by Hong Kong University Press

Published in print October 2009 | ISBN: 9789622090835
Published online September 2011 | e-ISBN: 9789882207417 | DOI:
The “Embryonic” City of San Salvador

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This chapter describes the establishment of the “embryonic city” of San Salvador on Isla Hermosa. The fort of San Salvador had been the last Renaissance impulse in the big military constructions of the Spaniards of Manila. However, it was abandoned a few years after its construction.

Keywords: embryonic city; San Salvador; Isla Hermosa; Renaissance; military constructions

Chapter.  17140 words. 

Subjects: Asian History

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