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Privateers of the Americas Spanish American Privateering from the United States in the Early Republic

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ISBN-10: 0820348643

ISBN-13: 9780820348643

Edition: 2015

Authors: David Head

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Privateers of the Americas examines raids on Spanish shipping conducted from the United States during the early 1800s. These activities were sanctioned by, and conducted on behalf of, republics in Spanish America aspiring to independence from Spain. Among the available histories of privateering, there is no comparable work. Because privateering further complicated international dealings during the already tumultuous Age of Revolution, the book also offers a new perspective on the diplomatic and Atlantic history of the early American republic.Seafarers living in the United States secured commissions from Spanish American nations, attacked Spanish vessels, and returned to sell their captured…    
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Book details

List price: $37.95
Copyright year: 2015
Publisher: University of Georgia Press
Publication date: 10/1/2015
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 224
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.792
Language: English