The Globalization of Knowledge in the Iberian Colonial World

1 Introduction: Competing Scientific Cultures and the Globalization of Knowledge in the Iberian Colonial World
Helge Wendt
2 Making Natural History in New Spain, 1525–1590
José Pardo-Tomás
3 Transfer of Moral Knowledge in Early Colonial Latin America
Lars Kirkhusmo Pharo
4 Issues of Best Historiographical Practice: Garcia da Orta’s Colóquios dos simples e drogas e cousas medicinais da India (Goa, 1563) and Their Conflicting Interpretation
Sonja Brentjes
5 Transferring Natural Knowledge in Early Colonial New Spain from Franciscan Sources: Motolinía’s Historia de los Indios de la Nueva España (1541–1569)
Emma Sallent Del Colombo
6 Global Cross-Cultural Dissemination of Indigenous Medical Practices through the Portuguese Colonial System: Evidence from Sixteenth to Eighteenth-Century Ethno-Botanical Manuscripts
Timothy D. Walker
7 Women’s Medicine in the Cuatro Libros de la Naturaleza of Francisco Ximénez (1615): Interchanges and Displacements
Angélica Morales Sarabia
8 Sheets of Paper, Tobacco Leaves: The Circulation of Knowledge About New World Plants Through Printed Books (Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries)
Mauricio Sánchez Menchero
9 Underground Knowledge: Mining, Mapping and Law in Eighteenth-Century Nueva España
Nuria Valverde Pérez
10 Coal Mining in Cuba: Knowledge Formation in a Transcolonial Perspective
Helge Wendt
11 Epilogue: The Iberian Way into the Anthropocene
Helge Wendt