By Professor O'Flanagan Patrick
Charting the evolution of the port towns of Atlantic Spain and Portugal over 4 centuries, this ebook examines the usually dynamic interplay among the massive privileged ports of Lisbon, Seville and Cadiz (the Metropoles) and the smaller ports of, between others, Oporto, Corunna and Santander (the moment Tier). The ebook fairly specializes in the consequences of state-sponsored advertisement rules for the most ports of Atlantic Iberia throughout the monopoly interval extending from 1503 to c.1778, and in brief considers the consequences of the suppression of monopoly for those centres over the rest of the 19th century.
Patrick O'Flanagan employs a wealth of resource fabric to supply a multi-faceted survey of the expansion of those port towns, relocating deftly from neighborhood issues to nearby advancements and worldwide relationships. past Spain and Portugal, the publication additionally considers the real position performed by means of the Atlantic archipelagoes of the Canaries, the Azores and Madeira.
This bold learn is a necessary addition to the library of these learning Atlantic Iberia, old geography, and transatlantic monetary relationships of this period.
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Port Cities of Atlantic Iberia, c. 1500–1900 by Professor O'Flanagan Patrick