Spanish Trinidad by Francisco Morales Padrón

Spanish Trinidad

byFrancisco Morales Padrón, Armando García de la Torre

Kobo ebook | March 12, 2014

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Spanish Trinidad is the first ever history of the 300 year span of the Spanish period of Trinidad, written from a strictly Spanish perspective. From the encounter of Christopher Columbus with the first Trinidadian Amerindians during the summer of 1498, to the handover of the island to the British in 1797, Francisco Morales Padrón describes the complex process of the Spanish settlement of the island while searching for El Dorado, the progressive social and economic development of “La Trinidad de Barlovento” (as Trinidad was known until the late 18th century), the significance and relevance of the Caribbean Windward Islands in the Spanish geo-political strategy of its American provinces, and the key role played by Trinidad in the outcome of the European disputes in the West Atlantic after the French Revolution. Comprehensive and expansive, Spanish Trinidad is rich study of the three centuries of Spanish presence in Trinidad and an invaluable contribution to the recorded history of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago and the Caribbean. 

Title:Spanish TrinidadFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:March 12, 2014Publisher:Ian Randle PublishersLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:9766376697

ISBN - 13:9789766376697

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