The author presents a bibliographic checklist relating to John Garland
White, an engineer who fulfilled very important tasks in Chile during the
second half of the 18th century, all of them connected with military constructions. An Irishman by birth, Garland has been regarded as one of the most highly skilled professionals is his field during the Viceroyal periocl , and there is no doubt that his technical know-how was extremely valuable in the planning and execution of engineering works required by the King of Spain, particularly in the zone around Valdivia.
Biografía del autor/a
Gabriel Guarda, Universidad de Chile
Arquitecto e historiador. Profesor de la Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, miembro de número de la Academia de la Historia, Premio Nacional de Historia. Autor de obras fundamentales para el estudio de nuestra realidad, como La sociedad en Chile central antes de la colonización alemana 1645-1850.