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Empire: How Spain Became a World Power, 1492-1763

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Empire: How Spain Became a World Power, 1492-1763 - Kamen, Henry Arthur Francis

From the late-fifteenth to the mid-eighteenth century, Spain was the most extensive empire the world had seen, stretching from Naples and the Netherlands to the Philippines. This provocative work of history attributes Spain's rise to power to the collaboration of international business interests, including Italian financiers, German technicians, ...