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 Descripción general de África
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Descripción general de África

‘General description of Africa’

Luis del Mármol Carvajal

Date: 1573 and 1599

Original Language: Spanish


The Descripción general de África was conceived as a great historical and geographical work in 12 books, though they were finally left as 11 as the last, about the islands of Africa, was not included. It was published in two parts and three volumes. The first part was published in Granada in 1573, in two …

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Castillo, Javier, “ Descripción general de África”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 17 January 2020 <>
First published online: 2015

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