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Spain's Road to Empire: The Making of a World Power

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Spain's Road to Empire: The Making of a World Power - Kamen, Henry
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Henry Kamen's work re-creates the dazzling world of Imperial Spain, from the capture of Moorish Granada and Columbus's first voyage in 1492, to its expansion into Europe, Asia, Africa and the Caribbean, and the opening up of the frontiers in Texas and California in the eighteenth century. Drawing on the accounts of those who witnessed these great events, whether Aztec chroniclers, Italian explorers or Filipino sultans, Kamen balances the wonders of the Empire (the first sight of the Pacific, the astonishing voyages of the ...

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Spain's Road to Empire: The Making of a World Power 2002, Allen Lane, London

ISBN-13: 9780713993653

Hardcover