The Spanish Treasure Fleets

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Pineapple Press Inc, Apr 1, 2002 - Antiques & Collectibles - 224 pages
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The story of the expeditions of Spanish explorers told through the history of the first American currency: pieces of eight.
 

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Walton, a historian and avid coin collector, states in the very first sentence, "This is a book about money.'' Walton chronicles Spain's exploitation of the mineral wealth of Latin America for over ... Read full review

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Interesting book, but no information about the fleet. Should have a different name...

Contents

Consolidation 15451579
37
Ascendancy 15801620
79
Decline 16211715
117
Recovery 17161790
163
Rediscovery 1791Present
193
Appendix
221
Recommendations for Further Reading
244
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