Monopolists and Freebooters
This book continues the story of the Pacific since Magellan that began with The Spanish Lake and presents the personalities and events that turned the Pacific from a blank on the map into a network of global commercial and strategic relationships, the theatre of bitter conflicts for dominion between the intruders from the Atlantic world.
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The Dutch Irruption
From Conflict to Stasis 161848
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