Caramuel on the Right of Discovery

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Original languageAmerican English
Title of host publication A Companion to Early Modern Spanish Imperial Political and Social Thought
EditorsJörg Tellkamp
Place of PublicationLeiden
Number of pages21
ISBN (Electronic)978-90-04-42188-2
ISBN (Print)978-90-04-41279-8
StatePublished - Jan 2020

Publication series

NameBrill's Companions to European History
ISSN (Print)2212-7410

Bibliographical note

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1  On the historical use of discovery arguments see Fitzmaurice, A. “Discovery, Conquest, and Occupation of Territory”, in Fassbender, B. and Peters, A. (eds.), Oxford Handbook of the History of International Law, Oxford, 2012, 840–861. On the Portuguese marked predilection for the justificatory use of discovery claims see Seed, P., Ceremonies of Possession in Europe’s Conquest of the New World 1492–1640, Cambridge, 1995, 100–107; on their application to dis-covered sea routes, Seed, Ceremonies of Possession, 132. The research on which this article is based was generously funded by a grant from the Halbert Center for Canadian Studies at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.

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