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A Nation upon the Ocean Sea : Portugal's Atlantic Diaspora and the Crisis of ...

Daviken Studnicki-Gizbert Assistant Professor of History McGill University - History - 2006 - 256 pages
With the opening of sea routes in the fifteenth century, groups of men and women left Portugal to establish themselves across the ports and cities of the Atlantic or Ocean sea ...
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Barefoot Conquistador: Cabeza de Vaca and the Struggle for Native American ...

Diana Childress - Juvenile Nonfiction - 2008 - 160 pages
Chronicles Cabeza de Vaca's journey to the New World in 1527, describing the disasters of the expedition and his seven-year stay among the Indians, first as a captive, then as ...
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North to California: The Spanish Voyages of Discovery, 1533-1603

Paul A. Myers - History - 2004 - 539 pages
Describing colorful people, bold journeys, and a mystery, this story of the Spanish voyages of discovery to California is both educational and entertaining.
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Spanish Galleon 1530-1690

Angus Konstam - History - 2004 - 48 pages
Galeones espaņoles del s XVI.
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Terra Australis Incognita: The Spanish Quest for the Mysterious Great South Land

Miriam Estensen - History - 2006 - 288 pages
In October 1606, the great Spanish navigator Luis B ez de Torres took two vessels through the waters that divide the land masses of New Guinea and Australia. In a journey of ...
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The French in Early Florida: In the Eye of the Hurricane

John T. McGrath - History - 2000 - 239 pages
John McGrath offers a careful reconstruction of the dramatic fate of the expeditions that attempted to plant a permanent French presence on North America's eastern seaboard ...
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The Last Days of the Incas

Kim MacQuarrie - History - 2007 - 544 pages
Documents the epic conquest of the Inca Empire as well as the decades-long insurgency waged by the Incas against the Conquistadors, in a narrative history that is partially ...
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The Last Days of the Incas

Kim MacQuarrie - History - 2007 - 512 pages
The epic story of the fall of the Inca Empire to Spanish conquistador Francisco Pizarro in the aftermath of a bloody civil war, and the recent discovery of the lost guerrilla ...
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Warfare at Sea, 1500-1650: Maritime Conflicts and the Transformation of Europe

Jan Glete - History - 2000 - 231 pages
Warfare at Sea, 1500-1650 is the first truly international study of warfare at sea in this period. Commencing in the late fifteenth century with the introduction of gunpowder ...
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