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Flood tide of empire; Spain and the Pacific Northwest, 1543-1819, by Warren L. Cook.


New Haven, Yale University Press, 1973.
ISBN 0300015771

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Subjects Discovery and exploration, Spanish.
Espagne -- Découverte et exploration.
Nord-Ouest, Côte (Amérique du Nord) -- Découverte et exploration.
Nord-Ouest, Côte (Amérique du Nord) -- Histoire.
Nordamerika (Nordwest)
Nordamerika.
North America -- Northwest Coast of North America.
Northwest Coast of North America -- Discovery and exploration -- Spanish.
Northwest, Pacific -- History.
Pacific Northwest.
Spanien.
Whitman College -- Special collections -- Elliott-Davies Collection.
Series Yale Western Americana series ; 24.
Description xiv, 620 pages illustrations, 2 folded maps (in pocket) 26 cm.
Copyright Date 1973.
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 553-595).
Contents The maritime approach to the Northwest Coast, 1540-1650 -- Myth, legend, and fraud in the history of the Northwest Coast -- The Iberian thrust to Alta California and Alaska, 1769-1775 -- Spanish claims to the Northwest Coast challenged, 1778-1788 -- The clash at Nootka, 1789 -- To the brink of war, 1790 -- The Nootka crisis and Eastern North America -- The apogee of Spanish exploration, 1790-1791 -- Confrontation at friendly cove, 1792 -- Withdrawal from Nootka, 1793-1795 -- Spanish defense of Oregon's eastern perimeter, 1796-1807 -- The Spanish and "Manifest Destiny," 1808-1819 -- Atrophy of empire : the factors.
Genre History.
Geographic Area West (U.S.)
British Columbia
Spain
Network Numbers (OCoLC)600312
(OCoLC)ocm00600312
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Cook, Warren L.
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