The Spanish West Indies by Richard Swainson Fisher

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Published by J. H. Colton, Trübner and co. in New York, London .

Written in English

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Replace; LC copy replaced by preservation microfilm

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ContributionsTorre, José María de la, 1815?-1873, O"Neil, J. T.
LC ClassificationsF1758 .F53, Microfilm 43239 F
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, [7]-190 p.
Number of Pages190
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24558355M
LC Control Number01022133

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Yet, the author includes Suriname, which is far off the Caribbean Sea, on the mainland of South America, and the Bahamas which are not in the Caribbean Sea, at all, but the Atlantic Ocean/5(7). The Spanish East Indies were the overseas territories of the Spanish Empire in Asia and Oceania from until At one time or another, they included the Philippines, Marianas, Carolines, Palaos and Guam, as well as parts of Formosa (Taiwan), Sulawesi (Celebes) and the Moluccas (Maluku).

The King of Spain traditionally styled himself "King of the East and West Indies".Capital: Cebu (–), Manila (–). The Spanish West Indies.

Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. Contributor: O'Neil, J. - Fisher, Richard Swainson - Torre, José María De La.

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No wonder that the. That the departure of Columbus from Spain to the New World in was the agent of colossal change - both creative and destructive - in the Western hemisphere is self-evident. That it was also the literary agent to a host of writings chronicling that first voyage and the many Spanish explorations that followed over the next century is much less known.

Spanish Translation of “West Indies” | The official Collins English-Spanish Dictionary online. OverSpanish translations of English words and phrases.

Prolific English writer of novels dealing with Victorian The Spanish West Indies book. Trollope also worked and traveled extensively for the Post Office, undertaking important postal missions at various times to Egypt, the West Indies and the United States. In addition to his novels Trollope wrote a number of travel books.

This volume begins: I am beginning to write this book on board the brig- trading between. The first Spanish colonists in the Caribbean, in the 16th century, have hoped primarily to grow rich by finding gold. The natives of the islands are put to work as slaves in the mines.

Thererafter, when the limited supply of gold is exhausted, the Spanish West Indies survive as part of the broader economy of Spanish America.

West Indies, Spanish Indias Occidentales, French Indes Occidentales, Dutch West-Indië, crescent-shaped group of islands more than 2, miles (3, km) long separating the Gulf of Mexico and the Caribbean Sea, to the west and south, from the Atlantic Ocean, to the east and north.

Books shelved as west-indies: Wide Sargasso Sea by Jean Rhys, Voyager by Diana Gabaldon, A Brief History of Seven Killings by Marlon James, Lucy by Jamai. Spanish Treatment of the Natives. Ma agulyas. accusations and assertions as “evidence” that their own imperialism was more beneficial to natives than that of the Spanish This brief excerpt is from his best known work, A Brief Account of the Destruction of the Indies.

West Indies - West Indies - Colonialism: England was the most successful of the northwestern European predators on the Spanish possessions. In the English occupied part of Saint Christopher (Saint Kitts), and in they occupied Barbados.

Bywhen Jamaica was captured from a small Spanish garrison, English colonies had been established in Nevis, Antigua, and Montserrat.

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and is the region's dominate economic influence. Spain lost its last possession in the West Indies after the Spanish-American War (), and most of the former British possessions gained independence in the s and 70s (see West Indies Federation).

Bibliography. Spanish West Indies: 16th century: With garrisons established in Puerto Rico (), Jamaica () and Cuba (), to add to their first secure base in Hispaniola, the Spanish control all the large islands of the region becomes the springboard from which Mexico and central America are conquered in the s.

During the 16th century pirate vessels from other European nations (in. The Spanish colonie, or, Briefe chronicle of the acts and gestes of the Spaniardes in the West Indies, called the Newe World, for the space of xl yeeres [electronic resource] / written in the Castilian tongue by the Reuerend Bishop Bartholomew de las Cases or Casaus ; and.

Goff’s Historical Map, published soon after the Treaty of Paris ended the Spanish-American War, recorded incidents of the war in the Caribbean. It showed maneuvers of land and sea forces in Cuba and Puerto Rico and––both on the main map and in an enlarged detail––noted the sinking of the Maine in Havana Harbor.

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