The Temptations of Trade: Britain, Spain, and the Struggle for Empire

The Temptations of Trade: Britain, Spain, and the Struggle for Empire

by Adrian Finucane

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780812248128
Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press, Inc.
Publication date: 03/25/2016
Series: The Early Modern Americas
Pages: 224
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.10(d)

About the Author

Adrian Finucane teaches history at the University of Kansas.

Table of Contents

Prologue: Before the Asiento 1

Chapter 1 Britain Hopes for the "Riches of America," 1713-1716 21

Chapter 2 The Stuttering Success of the Early Trade, 1717-1728 53

Chapter 3 "Unjust Depredations" and Growing Tensions, 1729-1738 84

Chapter 4 The End of the British Asiento, 1739-1748 113

Epilogue: Beyond the Asiento 146

List of Abbreviations 159

Notes 161

Index 205

Acknowledgments 211

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