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Havana and the Atlantic in the sixteenth century

by Alejandro de la Fuente

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Published by University of North Carolina Press in Chapel Hill .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Havana (Cuba) -- History -- 16th century,
  • Havana (Cuba) -- Economic conditions -- 16th century

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [263]-280) and index.

    StatementAlejandro de la Fuente ; with the collaboration of César García del Pino and Bernardo Iglesias Delgado.
    SeriesEnvisioning Cuba
    ContributionsGarcía del Pino, César., Iglesias Delgado, Bernardo.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsF1799.H357 F84 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 287 p. :
    Number of Pages287
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16812097M
    ISBN 100807831921
    ISBN 109780807831922
    LC Control Number2007044528

    The U-Boat war is a unique visual record of Hitler`s infamous submarine fleet and a grim account of those that lived, worked and risked their lives stalking the depths of the Atlantic and Mediterranean seas. The book analyses the development of the U-boat. As I explain in my book, The Occupation of Havana: War, Trade, and Slavery in the Atlantic World (UNC Press: ), the conflict started well before the Bay of Pigs invasion and the Cuban Missile Crisis or even Teddy Roosevelt and the Rough Riders’ infamous charge up San Juan Hill. Scroll back across the 19th century, but its origins lie.

      Dr. Elena Schneider is a historian who specializes in Latin America, the Caribbean, and the Atlantic World. She teaches at the University of California, Berkley and we spoke about her latest book on the British capture of Havana in the 18 th century.. – Elena talks about how she got into studying the year-long British occupation of Havana. During the sixteenth century, Protestantism spread through northern Europe, and Catholic countries responded by attempting to extinguish what was seen as the Protestant menace. Puritans became the target of increasing state pressure to conform. Many crossed the Atlantic in the s and s instead to create a New England, a haven for.

      Marcus Rediker is a fan of pirates too, but he is also a historian of the18th century Atlantic. His book villains of all nations shows that this 'history', as it is peddled, is nothing more than the repetition of the propaganda of the 18th century ruling class in its war of extermination against the last and greatest of the pirate brotherhoods.   Havana is dotted with fairytale palaces and mock-castles, some of them aesthetically stunning like the Fábrica El Laguito ( Avenue ; ), a cigar factory in the swanky Cubanacán.


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This item: Havana and the Atlantic in the Sixteenth Century (Envisioning Cuba) by Alejandro de la Fuente Paperback $ Available to Cited by:   Havana and the Atlantic in the Sixteenth Century (Envisioning Cuba) out of 5 stars (5)5/5(5). Havana in the s was a small coastal village with a very limited population that was vulnerable to attack.

Byhowever, under Spanish rule it had become one of the best-fortified port cities in the world and an Atlantic center of shipping Pages:   De la Fuente provides the first examination of the transformation of Havana into a vibrant Atlantic port city and the fastest-growing urban center in the Americas in the late sixteenth century.

He shows how local ambitions took advantage of the imperial design and situates Havana within the slavery and economic systems of the colonial Atlantic/5(10). Summary: "Havana in the s was a small coastal village with a very limited population that was vulnerable to attack.

Byhowever, under Spanish rule it had become one of the best-fortified port cities in the world and an Atlantic center of shipping, commerce, and shipbuilding.

Univ of North Carolina Press, Feb 1, - History - pages 0 Reviews Havana in the s was a small coastal village with a very limited population that was vulnerable to attack. De la Fuente provides the first examination of the transformation of Havana into a vibrant Atlantic port city and the fastest-growing urban center in the Americas in the late sixteenth century.

He shows how local ambitions took advantage of the imperial design and situates Havana within the slavery and economic systems of the colonial Atlantic.

out of 5 stars Havana and the Atlantic in the Sixteenth Century Decem Format: Hardcover Verified Purchase This is a wonderful book on the history of the City of Havana. These ships gave life to Havana, which by the mid-sixteenth century was an Atlantic port city in the making.

Ships brought consumers, merchants, products, and business to town. They were the engines that propelled the local economy and the reason that the crown spent millions of reales to fortify the port. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Envisioning Cuba Ser.: Havana and the Atlantic in the Sixteenth Century by Alejandro de la Fuente (, Trade Paperback) at the best online prices at eBay.

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Read unlimited* books and audiobooks on the web, iPad, iPhone and Android. Havana in the s was a small coastal village with a. Head back towards Old Havana, passing the forts which defended the city from pirates and expanding empires, the 16th-century Castle of San Salvador de la Punta, and The Royal Fort (the oldest in the Americas), which guards the entrance to the oldest square in Havana, the 16th-century Plaza de Armas.

The curved Cuban baroque facade of the 18th. About the Book The Spanish Caribbean and the Atlantic World in the Long Sixteenth Century breaks new ground in articulating the early Spanish Caribbean as a distinct and diverse group of colonies loosely united under Spanish rule for roughly a century prior to the establishment of other European colonies.

Crossing the Atlantic with Bermuda & Havana Crossing the Atlantic with Bermuda & Havana Book Online. Join Boudicca and In the newer part of town, La Colegiata de la Santa Maria la Mayor is a fine 16th century church with an authentic Renaissance façade.

The Pazo de Castrelos, dating from the 17th century, is home to the Quiñones de. Havana was founded by the Spanish in in the natural harbor of the Bay of Havana.

It became a stopping point for the treasure laden Spanish Galleons on the crossing between the New World and the Old World.

In the 17th century it was one of the main shipbuilding centers. Illustrations Wine consumption in sixteenth-century Europe, 23 “Die Grosse Insel Cuba” (The Great Island of Cuba), 68 Entrance to the Havana harbor, 75 Port city of Havana in the early seventeenth century, 76 Urban area of Havana aroundDiagram of Havana by engineer Cristóbal de Roda,Atlantic ships, Sugar mill.

Book Description: This work resituates the Spanish Caribbean as an extension of the Luso-African Atlantic world from the late sixteenth to the mid-seventeenth century, when the union of the Spanish and Portuguese crowns facilitated a surge in the transatlantic slave trade.

Havana (/ h ə ˈ v æ n ə /; Spanish: La Habana [la aˈβana] ()) is the capital city, largest city, province, major port, and leading commercial center of Cuba.

The city has a population of million inhabitants, and it spans a total of km 2 ( sq mi) – making it the largest city by area, the most populous city, and the fourth largest metropolitan area in the Caribbean region.

During the 18th century Cuba depended increasingly on the sugarcane crop and on the expansive, slave-based plantations that produced it. In the Havana Company was formed to stimulate agricultural development by increasing slave imports and regulating agricultural exports.

The Havana Plan Piloto was a urban proposal by Town Planning Associates which included Paul Lester Wiener, Paul Schulz, the Catalan architect Josep Lluis Sert, Seely Stevenson of Value & Knecht, Consulting Engineers seeking to combine "architecture, planning, and law," in a project heavily influenced by the politics of Fulgencio Batista which in turn were.

: history of havana. Skip to main content. Try Prime Hello, Sign in Account & Lists Account Sign in Account & Lists Returns & Orders Try Prime Cart. All.Havana in the late 18th century was a major port and naval base, and also the strongest fortress in Spanish America.

Its royal shipyard with access to abundant supplies of resistant hardwoods was capable of building first-rate ships of the line and had been developed by the Bourbon monarchy as the most important of its three naval shipyards.

There had been several previous .16th, 17th and 18th centuries. The Atlantic slave trade is customarily divided into two eras, known as the First and Second Atlantic Systems.

The First Atlantic system was the trade of enslaved Africans to, primarily, South American colonies of the Portuguese and Spanish empires; it accounted for slightly more than 3% of all Atlantic slave trade.