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The world encompassed : the first European maritime empires, c. 800-1650 / G.V. Scammell.

Berkeley : University of California Press, 1981.
ISBN 9780520044227, 0520044223

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Subjects Discoveries in geography.
Europe -- History -- 1492-1648.
Europe -- History -- 476-1492.
Geography, Medieval.
Overzeese expansie.
Description xiv, 538 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Copyright Date 1981.
Notes Errata slip on label.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents The Norse. 'The seas their land' ; Land, loot and ships ; The Norse impact -- The Hanse. The German east ; An empire of trade ; The Hanseatic legacy -- The Venetian Republic. 'The most triumphant city' ; The east in fee ; Prolonged recessional ; A new hegemony -- The Genoese Republic. 'Genoese and therefore a merchant' ; A Genoese age ; A microcosm of empire ; Eclipse ; Imperial imprint -- Portugal. The empire of India ; The Atlantic and Africa ; Motives and methods ; Birth and death of a new age ; A chronicle of disaster -- Spain. Hispania Victrix ; Spain in America ; Masters and slaves ; The roots of empire ; The practice of empire ; Spaniard and Indian ; From Cortes to Quixote -- Holland. Dominion of the seas ; Private profit and public good ; The business of empire in Asia ; The rise and fall of the West Indian company ; 'Oracles of commerce' -- France. Promise unfulfilled ; Frenchmen and Redskins in Canada ; A non-imperial state ; The noble savage and Indian rights -- England. Armed and aggressive beginnings ; Routes to the east and the rise of the East India company ; Pioneer and planter in America and the West Indies ; New commercial horizons; old intellectual boundaries.
Genre History.
Geographic Area Europe
Network Numbers (OCoLC)7282890
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Scammell, Geoffrey Vaughn.
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