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Spain and defence of the West

Arthur Preston Whitaker

Spain and defence of the West

ally and liability.

by Arthur Preston Whitaker

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Published by Published for the Council on Foreign Relations by Praeger in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Spain -- Foreign relations -- United States,
  • Spain -- Foreign relations -- 1939-1975,
  • Spain -- Politics and government -- 1939-1975,
  • United States -- Foreign relations -- Spain

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesBooks that matter
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE183.8 S7 W5 1962
    The Physical Object
    Pagination408p.
    Number of Pages408
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14284117M

    Contact Address: Wellred Books, PO Box , London E14 6WG, United Kingdom. Email: [email protected] Phone: (00) 44 20 77 Appears in 4 books from Page - We saw and counted fifty-four corpses nearby, thirty-one of men, and twenty-three of women. The natives gave us various spoils, which we brought away with us, among them an arquebus, powder, and balls, a leathern jacket, buffalo and deer skins, bows and arrows, and scalps of the above mentioned enemies.

    After the War of much of America's attention turned to exploration and settlement of its territory to the West, which had been greatly enlarged by the Louisiana Purchase. Families of pioneers swept westward and founded new communities throughout what is now the Midwest, and between and , six new states were admitted to the Union. Spain A Unique History Stanley G. Payne. A Choice Outstanding Academic Book Best Books for General Audiences, Public Library Association “An excellent, balanced discussion of important controversies.” —Juan Linz, author of Totalitarian and Authoritarian Regimes. From bloodthirsty conquest to exotic romance, stereotypes of Spain abound.

    He had persuaded the king and queen of Spain to finance an expedition to the lands, the wealth, he expected would be on the other side of the Atlantic-the Indies and Asia, gold and spices. For, like other informed people of his time, he knew the world was round and he could sail west in . North-West Spain Itinerary. This suggested itinerary is for those who didn't come to Spain for a suntan, but are interested in the diversity of Spain - from old Castilla (where the Spanish language originates from) to Galicia and Asturias, where it's bagpipes and cider rather than flamenco guitars and sangria.


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Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Press,© In this study, Arthur P. Whitaker, professor of Latin American history at the University of Pennsylvania, looks into the evolving relationship of the United States and Spain under the defense agreement made in A major conclusion is that because of a narrowly military concept of strategy we have assumed an unnecessarily heavy political and moral liability.

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