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Plundering the Spanish Main: Henry Morgan’s Raid on Panama

Frederick H. Hanselmann, Tomás Mendizábal, and Juan G. Martín

in Pieces of Eight: More Archaeology of Piracy

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780813061580
eISBN:
9780813051246
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813061580.003.0006
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

One of the most famous privateers or pirates of all time, Henry Morgan was one of the few to survive and enjoy his ill-gotten gains. From 1664 to 1671, Morgan led daring raids throughout the Spanish ... More


Introduction

Robert E. May

in The Union, the Confederacy, and the Atlantic Rim

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780813049229
eISBN:
9780813050058
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049229.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter provides an overview of Civil War diplomacy. It explains why European nations took such an interest in the war but decided on neutrality rather than recognition of the Confederacy and ... More


The Fleet

Christopher Storrs

in The Spanish Resurgence, 1713-1748

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780300216899
eISBN:
9780300225235
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300216899.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter discusses Philip V’s creation of a royal fleet. It also considers the expansion of that fleet. Associated with this was a major reorganisation of the fleet. A larger fleet required new ... More


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