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Of the unfortunate event and shipwreck (which some have attributed to a lack of prudence) of a pilot named Juan Bermúdez, who departed the port of this city of Santo Domingo on the island of Hispaniola bound for Castile in the year 1538 and returned from the Azores the following year, 1539, without making Spain.

Gonzalo Fernández de Oviedo

in Misfortunes and Shipwrecks in the Seas of the Indies, Islands, and Mainland of the Ocean Sea (1513–1548): Book Fifty of the 'General and Natural History of the Indies'

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813035406
eISBN:
9780813038377
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813035406.003.0022
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History

In 1538, Fernando Gorjón sent to Castile a ship he owned with a cargo of crates of sugar, cowhides, and cassia. The ship sailed with good weather from the port of Santo Domingo and, following the ... More


The Revival of Wartime Arrangements

C. T. Sandars

in America’s Overseas Garrisons: The Leasehold Empire

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198296874
eISBN:
9780191685293
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198296874.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter discusses the U.S. government's efforts to revive wartime agreements after the end of World War II. The U.S. invested much in the construction of a worldwide network of military bases ... More


The Islands Voyage and the 1597 Armada

R. B. Wernham

in The Return of the Armadas: The Last Years of the Elizabethan War against Spain 1595-1603

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198204435
eISBN:
9780191676277
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198204435.003.0013
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

Whether or not the Earl of Essex sincerely intended attempting to burn the Spanish Armada in Ferrol, circumstances soon made such an enterprise impracticable. After the expedition finally left ... More


The Parting of the Ways

R. B. Wernham

in The Return of the Armadas: The Last Years of the Elizabethan War against Spain 1595-1603

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198204435
eISBN:
9780191676277
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198204435.003.0014
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

Upon his return, the Earl of Essex met with much friendly sympathy from his fellow Councillors and peers, including Lord Admiral Charles Howard, as well as almost undiminished adulation from the ... More


Closing in a Dream

Gholam R. Afkhami

in The Life and Times of the Shah

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520253285
eISBN:
9780520942165
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520253285.003.0026
Subject:
History, Middle East History

The plane carrying the shah from the Azores arrived in Cairo on the 24th of March. As it landed, the shah noticed President Sadat standing with the Egyptian dignitaries and an honor guard waiting to ... More


Species on the Move

Ilkka Hanski

in Messages from Islands: A Global Biodiversity Tour

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226406305
eISBN:
9780226406589
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226406589.003.0004
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

This chapter discusses the dynamics of species invasion and its impact on biodiversity based on research at San Sebastian de la Gomera on Canary Islands, where the author of this book first arrived ... More


Searching for Security, 1942–1947

Sebastian Schmidt

in Armed Guests: Territorial Sovereignty and Foreign Military Basing

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
October 2020
ISBN:
9780190097752
eISBN:
9780190097783
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190097752.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

In the uncertain security climate after the conclusion of the Second World War but before the intensification of the Cold War, the major factor that shaped US strategic planning was the impact of ... More


The Notion of Selectivity

Juan Jorge Piernas López

in The Concept of State Aid Under EU Law: From internal market to competition and beyond

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2015
ISBN:
9780198748694
eISBN:
9780191811234
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198748694.003.0005
Subject:
Law, EU Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

Chapter 5 applies the historical, policy and enforcement considerations described in Part I of the book (chapters 1-3) to the study of the formulas that are most commonly cited in the case-law in ... More


Points of Departure: The Atlantic Islands

Malyn Newitt

in Emigration and the Sea: An Alternative History of Portugal and the Portuguese

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780190263935
eISBN:
9780190492168
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190263935.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter is focused on the Atlantic islands (Madeira, the Azores, Cape Verde and the Guinea islands). It examines the original settlements and argues that the land tenure system and the economy ... More


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