The Spanish Treasure Fleets

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Pineapple Press Inc, 2002 - Antiques & Collectibles - 224 pages
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The Hillsborough River, which runs through the big population area of Tampa, is a popular site for leisure activities. Kevin McCarthy, author of more than 20 books about Florida, guides the reader and boater from the source of the Hillsborough River in the Green Swamp west of Tampa, through Hillsborough River State Park, then through the city of Tampa, to its mouth at the Gulf of Mexico. Both a history and a guidebook, "Hillsborough River Guidebook" features information on the wildlife and culture along the river as well as travel tips, with recommendations of places to eat and stay. Includes photographs and maps. The other books available in the series are "Suwannee River Guidebook" and "St. Johns River Guidebook."

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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...


Consolidation 15451579
Ascendancy 15801620
Decline 16211715
Recovery 17161790
Rediscovery 1791Present
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