In Quest of Mineral Wealth: Aboriginal & Colonial Mining in Spanish America

by , ,

Write The First Customer Review

Papers from a 1990 symposium on Latin American mining show that New World prehistoric metalurgical technology reached unexpected levels of organization and sophistication prior to the Spanish Conquest, and clarify the transfers of technology between the Old World and the New. Contributors detail aboriginal mining and metallurgy, and colonial mining techniques and operations up until the early 20th century. Includes b&w photos, illustrations, and maps. Available from Geoscience Publications, Dept. of Geography and ...

In Quest of Mineral Wealth: Aboriginal & Colonial Mining in Spanish America 1995, Louisiana State University Press

ISBN-13: 9780938909576

Unabridged

Trade paperback

Select