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José de Acosta (1539 or 1540D.A. Brading, The First America: The Spanish Monarchy, Creole Patriots, and the Liberal State, 1492-1867. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press 1991, p. 184 give 1540 as his date of birth. in Medina del Campo, Spain – February 15, 1600 in Salamanca, Spain) was a sixteenth-century Spanish Jesuit missionary and naturalist in Latin America. His deductions regarding the ill effects of crossing over the Andes in 1570 related to the atmosphere being too thin for human needs; a variety of altitude sickness is now referred to as Acosta's disease.

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Uniform title: Historia natural y moral de las Indias. Latin
by Acosta, Jose de, 1540-1600
Coloniae Agrippinae : In officina Birckmannica, sumptibus Arnoldi Mylij, 1596
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Uniform title: Historia natural y moral de las Indias. Latin
by Acosta, José de, 1540-1600
Coloniae Agrippinae : In officina Birckmannica, sumptibus Arnoldi Mylij, 1596
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Uniform title: Historia natural y moral de las Indias. English
by Acosta, José de, 1540-1600
London : Printed by Val: Sims for Edward Blount and William Aspley, 1604
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Uniform title: Historia natural y moral de las Indias. English
by Acosta, José de, 1540-1600
London : Printed by Val: Sims for Edward Blount and William Aspley, 1604
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