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de Acosta, José (1540–1600)

in The Oxford Companion to World Exploration

Published in print January 2007 | ISBN: 9780195149227
Published online January 2007 | e-ISBN: 9780195307412
de Acosta, José (1540–1600)

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(1540–1600),

Jesuit missionary, philosopher, and theologian. Acosta was born at Medina del Campo, Spain, into a wealthy

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Subjects: World History

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