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Elizabeth S Sea Dogs

Author : Hugh Bicheno
ISBN : 9781844862146
Genre : Explorers
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Lively and well-researched history of the English privateers of the Elizabethan age, now available in paperback.
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Elizabeth S Sea Dogs And Their War Against Spain

Author : BRIAN. BEST
ISBN : 1526782855
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The Sea Dogs were seafaring merchantmen who originally traded mainly with Holland and France. During Queen Elizabeth's reign, however, they began to spread their reach, sailing further and further afield exploring and plundering. The main source of wealth quickly became the Caribbean, which, until then, had been predominantly the domain of wealthy Catholic Spain.The first man to trade with the Spanish Main was John Hawkins, who travelled to West Africa, captured the natives and transported them to the Caribbean. There he sold them to plantation owners in exchange for goods such as pearls, hides and spices. He made three voyages and on the disastrous last he took his cousin, Francis Drake.The backers, including the Queen, were satisfied with the bounty but encouraged the Sea Dogs to seek greater riches. England at that time was a relatively impoverished country compared with Spain. Elizabeth had inherited a high cost of inflation, poor harvests and a legacy of poverty from Edward VI and Mary Tudor. This was a time of religious tension with King Philip of Spain, whose marriage to Mary Tudor gave him the right to rule England. The rift between the Catholics and Protestants was cooled somewhat by Elizabeth's keeping the peace between the two countries, despite the continuing campaigns of the privateers crewed by the Sea Dogs.The main thorn in the Spanish side was Francis Drake. Despite efforts to kill or capture him, he continued to plunder the high seas, bringing back Spanish riches to England. This allowed the Queen to flourish. It was thanks in main to the privateering exploits of the Sea Dogs that England became so wealthy, paving the way for the Renaissance that followed.
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Tropics Bound

Author : James Seay Dean
ISBN : 9780752496689
Genre : Transportation
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For the first time, and long awaited, we have the view from the gun deck of the wide world that opened to the Elizabethans on the Spanish Main and among the islands of the Caribbean. The tang of salt air stings the story. So does fearsome reality, the diseases and storms that wreaked havoc on sailors and ships alike and, more often than not, ruined the ambitions of many a financier. With the seapower of Imperial Spain still dominant, England’s private adventurers could “singe the beards” of the haughty Spaniards but wherever possible still evaded Iberian naval firepower and the dreaded Inquisition. Tropics Bound, rich in documentary research, reveals in triumph and failure the lives of privateers who deserve to be remembered – of wealth acquired, of health forsaken, and of risks so often surprisingly achieved.’
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Elizabethan Sea Dogs

Author : William Wood
ISBN : 9783732664368
Genre : Fiction
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Reproduction of the original: Elizabethan Sea-Dogs by William Wood
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The American Past A Survey Of American History Volume I To 1877

Author : Joseph R. Conlin
ISBN : 9780495572886
Genre : History
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Author Joseph R. Conlin's award-winning teaching and writing styles are reflected in this colorful and engaging look at the individuals, events, and ideas that have shaped our nation's past. Organized into short chapters and updated with new insights into recently published research, this text sets the story in a political context, weaving in social, cultural, economic, intellectual, constitutional, diplomatic, and military events along the way. Conlin's popular sidebars and How They Lived vignettes-many of which are new in this edition-bring historical stories to life and emphasize the human and social dimensions of history. With its literary prose style and its unifying voice, THE AMERICAN PAST, Ninth Edition will capture and hold your students' interest as it guides them on a fascinating, eye-opening walk through the years gone by. Conlin's text is available in the following volume options: THE AMERICAN PAST: A SURVEY OF AMERICAN HISTORY, Comprehensive, (Chapters 1-52), ISBN: 049557287X; VOLUME I: TO 1877, (Chapters 1-24), ISBN: 0495572888; VOLUME II: SINCE 1865, (Chapters 24-52), ISBN: 0495572896. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
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Many Mexicos

Author : Lesley Byrd Simpson
ISBN : 0520011805
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This comprehensive text covers the history and culture of Mexico.
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Writing With A Purpose

Author : James McNab McCrimmon
ISBN : PSU:000009998230
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The Sea Dogs

Author : Neville Williams
ISBN : UOM:39015005612133
Genre : America
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Here are the daring exploits of the Elizabethan sea dogs who established England as the foremost maritime and colonial power in the 1500s and thus bequeathed the nation a heritage that would endure for many generations.
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Many Mexisco

Author : Lesley Byrd Simpson
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Propaganda And The Tudor State

Author : John P. D. Cooper
ISBN : 0199263876
Genre : History
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This book offers a fresh understanding of the substance behind the rhetoric of English Renaissance monarchy. Propaganda is identified as a key factor in the intensification of the English state. The Tudor royal image is pursued in all its forms: in print and prayer, in iconography andarchitecture. The monarchy surrounded itself with the trappings of majesty at court, but in the shires it relied on different strategies of persuasion to uphold its authority. The Reformation placed the provincial pulpit at the disposal of the crown, and the church became the main conduit of royalpropaganda. Sermons taught the duty of obedience, and parish prayer was redirected from local saints towards the sovereign as the symbolic core of the nation.Dr Cooper examines the relationship between the Tudor monarchy and its subjects in Cornwall and Devon, and the complex interaction between local and national political culture. These were years of social and religious upheaval, during which the western peninsula witnessed three major rebellions,and many more riots and affrays. A vibrant popular religion was devastated by the Protestant Reformation, and foreign invasion was a frequent threat. Cornwall remained recognizably different from England in its ancient language and traditions. Yet in the midst of all this, popular allegiance tomonarchy and nation survived and prospered. The Tudors were mourned and celebrated in towns and parish churches. Loyalty was fostered by the Duchy of Cornwall and the stannaries. Regional difference, far from undermining the power of the crown, was fundamental to its success in the westcountry.This is a study of government at the dangerous edges of Tudor England, and a testament to the unifying power of propaganda.
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Rise Of The American Nation

Author : Lewis Paul Todd
ISBN : 0153760427
Genre : History
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A textbook tracing the political, social, and economic history of the United States from the discovery of America to the present day.
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The Story Of Plymouth

Author : Robert Alfred John Walling
ISBN : UCAL:B3760318
Genre : Great Britain
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The American Past

Author : Joseph Robert Conlin
ISBN : 0155031384
Genre : History
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The American Past emphasizes political history, yet provides balanced coverage of social, economic, and cultural events. Conlins lively, literary narrative captures and keeps student interest. This textbook is appropriate for the American History survey course at both two-year and four-year schools.
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The Spanish Armada

Author : Angus Konstam
ISBN : IND:30000124568084
Genre : History
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With the launch of the Spanish Armada in 1588, England suffered its greatest threat since the Norman invasion some 500 years before. This book details the background to the campaign, the opposing fleets, and the whole campaign, including the Armada's disastrous return voyage around Scotland and Ireland.
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America Our Country

Author : Smith Burnham
ISBN : STANFORD:36105049340628
Genre : United States
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The United States Of America

Author : Richard Carl Brown
ISBN : STANFORD:36105049352730
Genre : United States
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P E Vol 1 Rise Amer Natn 1977

Author : Todd
ISBN : 0153760508
Genre : United States
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A textbook tracing the political, social, and economic history of the United States from the discovery of America to 1865.
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A Sea Dog Of Devon

Author : Robert Alfred John Walling
ISBN : UOM:39015029765123
Genre : Great Britain
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Category: Great Britain