Acosta, José de

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Acosta, José de

(hōsā` thā äkō`stä), c.1539–1600, Spanish Jesuit missionary to Peru. He wrote a well-known history of the Spanish colonial period, The Natural and Moral History of the Indies (1590; tr. 1604 and 1880, repr. 1970).
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Acosta, Jose de [1588 (1984)], De procurando, indorum salute, en Corpus Hispanorum de Pace, vols.
Acosta, Jose de [1588 (1987)], De procuranda indorum salute, en Corpus Hispanorum de Pace, vols.
Acosta, Jose de [1590 (2008)], Historia natural y moral de las Indias, Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Cientificas, Madrid.