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New perspective on the European colonization of Asia

Added: 20.03.2017 20:55 | 9 views | 0 comments

Although James Cook's 18th century expeditions into the South Pacific Ocean are considered historical feats, Spanish voyages of discovery in this region preceded them. It is well-known that the Spanish, beginning with Ferdinand Magellan in 1521, explored the Pacific during the 16th and 17th centuries. Now, new archaeological excavations at a settlement in northern Taiwan have brought a new perspective on the colonization of the Pacific region to light.

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