The Spanish Armada / Edition 2

The Spanish Armada / Edition 2

by Colin Martin, Geoffrey Parker
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1901341143

ISBN-13: 9781901341140

Pub. Date: 10/28/2002

Publisher: Manchester University Press

At the end of July 1588, Philip II's Armada of 130 ships set sail against England. Within a month they were condemned to defeat. The authors spent 13 years reassessing the profusion of untapped documents, diaries and private papers lying forgotten in Spanish and Dutch archives. This material has been augmented by underwater discoveries from the Armada wrecks.

Overview

At the end of July 1588, Philip II's Armada of 130 ships set sail against England. Within a month they were condemned to defeat. The authors spent 13 years reassessing the profusion of untapped documents, diaries and private papers lying forgotten in Spanish and Dutch archives. This material has been augmented by underwater discoveries from the Armada wrecks.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781901341140
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
Publication date:
10/28/2002
Series:
Mandolin
Edition description:
Revised Edition
Pages:
295
Sales rank:
677,341
Product dimensions:
9.20(w) x 6.10(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Part I: The Fleets Approach
• The Greatest and Strongest Combination
• A Fleet to Impeach It
• Part II: Artillery Section
Part III: God's Obvious Design
• The Great Bog of Europe
• Armed Neutrality, 1558-80
• Cold War, 1581-85
• The Grand Design and its Architect
• Phony War
• The Armada Takes Shape
• Advance to Calais
• The Banks of Flanders
• Anatomy of Failure
• God Breathed
Part IV: The Armada in History and Legend
• Victors and Vanquished
• If the Armada Had Landed

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