Destino: ¡Valparaíso! Pioneros Europeos en la Costa Oeste de Sudamérica.
Valparaíso Bound! European Pioneers on the West Coast of South America.
Author: David J. Woods
Today, millions of tourists from Europe travel to the countries of the Pacific coast of South America. There, they meet names they recognize, and food, architecture and lifestyles seem very familiar to them. This book – illustrated in abundance with engravings, photographs and maps – reveals this little-known heritage.
Before the European presence in the nineteenth century, the Spanish colonial period had its moment, lasting almost 300 years – simultaneously both glorious and shameful.