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Merchants of Fortune: Negotiating Spanish Neutrality in the American War of Independence

Anna Brinkman

in Economic Warfare and the Sea: Grand Strategies for Maritime Powers, c. 1600-1945

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781789621594
eISBN:
9781800341166
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789621594.003.0005
Subject:
History, Military History

Economic warfare, in the form of commerce predation, was a crucial part of Britain's strategy in the West Indies during the American War of Independence. The rebels relied on a flow of goods provided ... More


Early American Cartographies

Martin Bruckner (ed.)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834695
eISBN:
9781469600802
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807838723_bruckner
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

Maps were at the heart of cultural life in the Americas from before colonization to the formation of modern nation-states. The fourteen chapters in this book examine indigenous and European peoples' ... More


Fatal Revolutions: Natural History, West Indian Slavery, and the Routes of American Literature

Christopher P. Iannini

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807835562
eISBN:
9781469601922
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807838181_iannini
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

Drawing on letters, illustrations, engravings, and neglected manuscripts, this book connects two dramatic transformations in the eighteenth-century Atlantic world—the emergence and growth of the ... More


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