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Spanish Seaborne Empire

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ISBN-10: 0520071409

ISBN-13: 9780520071407

Edition: 1990

Authors: J. H. Parry

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The Spanish empire in America was the first of the great seaborne empires of western Europe; it was for long the richest and the most formidable, the focus of envy, fear, and hatred. Its haphazard beginning dates from 1492; it was to last more than three hundred years before breaking up in the early nineteenth century in civil wars between rival generals and "liberators." Available now for the first time in paperback is J. H. Parry's classic assessment of the impact of Spain on the Americas. Parry presents a broad picture of the conquests of Cortegrave;s and Pizarro and of the economic and social consequences in Spain of the effort to maintain control of vast holdings. He probes the complex…    
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Book details

List price: $36.95
Copyright year: 1990
Publisher: University of California Press
Publication date: 8/9/1990
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 417
Size: 0.56" wide x 0.84" long x 0.10" tall
Weight: 1.430
Language: English