Methodological Convergence: Historical Sources and Authenticity Relating to the Manila-Acapulco Galleon trade, 1565-1820, and Specifically to the "Beeswax Wreck" of Manzanita-Nehalem Bay, Oregon

Author(s): Ronald Spores

Year: 2017

Summary

This presentation defines and underlines the importance of a systematic "Convergent Methodological Approach" to studies of the Manila-Acapulco galleon trade from 1565 to 1820, combining archaeological, geomorphological, and historiographic methods in investigations relating specifically to the "Beeswax Wreck" of Manzanita-Nehalem Bay, Oregon, which are now progressing rapidly, and thereby demonstrating the value of this integrative approach to the study of the galleon trade and to American history in general.

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Methodological Convergence: Historical Sources and Authenticity Relating to the Manila-Acapulco Galleon trade, 1565-1820, and Specifically to the "Beeswax Wreck" of Manzanita-Nehalem Bay, Oregon. Ronald Spores. Presented at Society for Historical Archaeology, Fort Worth, TX. 2017 ( tDAR id: 435323)

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Keywords

Temporal Keywords
17th Century

Spatial Coverage

min long: -129.199; min lat: 24.495 ; max long: -66.973; max lat: 49.359 ;

Record Identifiers

PaperId(s): 608