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The Spanish treasure fleets

Author: Timothy R Walton
Publisher: Sarasota, Fla. : Pineapple Press, 1994.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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The story of the expeditions of Spanish explorers told through the history of the first American currency: pieces of eight. Traces the rise and fall of Spain's world dominance. Chronicles the developments in transportation, organization, and military technology based on competition for gold and silver.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Timothy R Walton
ISBN: 1561640492 9781561640492 1561642614 9781561642618
OCLC Number: 29638042
Description: xiii, 256 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: Conquest, 1492-1544 --
Consolidation, 1545-1579 --
Ascendancy, 1580-1620 --
Decline, 1621-1715 --
Recovery, 1716-1790 --
Rediscovery, 1791-Present --
Appendix A: Production and Distribution of Precious Metals from the Spanish Colonies --
Appendix B: Silver Content of Selected Coins --
Appendix C: Resource Guide --
Glossary of Spanish Terms.
Responsibility: Timothy R. Walton.

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The story of the expeditions of Spanish explorers told through the history of the first American currency: pieces of eight. Traces the rise and fall of Spain's world dominance. Chronicles the developments in transportation, organization, and military technology based on competition for gold and silver.

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