By John L. Casti

ISBN-10: 047161842X

ISBN-13: 9780471618423

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23 They began to appear in significant numbers in the mid-sixteenth century, especially in Germany, Switzerland, the Low Countries, and in England. 20 See questions 39 and 40 in Cuestionarios, p. 98. Questions 100–113 in Cuestionarios, pp. 100–101. Many of these questions had 21 a bearing on the payment of tribute. See Cynthia Milton and Ben Vinson III, “Counting Heads: Race and Non-Native Tribute in Colonial Spanish America,” Journal of Colonialism and Colonial History 3/3 (2002), para. 11. 22 For Vilar’s subtle reading, see pp.

97–111, and in Papeles de Nueva España, vol. 4, pp. 273–88. ” For the instructions to Dr. Francisco Hernández given in January 1570, which preceded his long excursion to the New World and authorized his remarkable investigations, see “The Instructions of Philip II to Dr. ), The Mexican Treasury: The Writings of Dr. Francisco Hernández, trans. Rafael Chabrán, Cynthia L. Chamberlin and Simon Varey (Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2000), pp. 46–7. For the Spanish text, see José Toribio Medina, Biblioteca hispanoamericana (1493–1810), 7 vols (Santiago de Chile: Fondo Histórico y Bibliográfico José Toribio Medina, 1958–1962), vol.

J. Hammer, “Essex and Europe: Evidence from Confidential Instructions by the Earl of Essex, 1595–96,” English Historical Review 111/441 (1996): pp. 364+nn. 1605), p. A2v; Dallington, A Survey of the Great Dvkes State of Tuscany. In the yeare of our Lord 1596 (London, 1605), p. A2v. For discussion, see Rubiés, “Instructions for Travellers,” pp. 167–70 (with reproduction of the tables); Karl Josef Höltgen, “Sir Robert Dallington (1561–1637): Author, Traveler, and Pioneer of Taste,” Huntington Library Quarterly 47/3 (1984): Inquiries, Heads, and Directions 39 apparent in Sir Thomas Palmer’s comprehensive Essay of the Meanes how to make our Travailes into forraine countries, the more profitable and honourable (1606).

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