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Spain's Men of the Sea: Daily Life on the Indies Fleets in the Sixteenth Century, and: The Portuguese Empire, 1415-1808 (review)

Spain's Men of the Sea: Daily Life on the Indies Fleets in the Sixteenth Century, and: The... journal of world history, fall 2000 Spain's Men of the Sea: Daily Life on the Indies Fleets in the Sixteenth Century. By pablo pérez-malláina. Trans. by carla rahn phillips. Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 1998. Pp. xi + 289. $29.95 (cloth). The Portuguese Empire, 1415­1808. By a. j. r. russell-wood. Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 1998. Pp. xxxiii + 289. $16.95 (paper). In focus, scope, and subject, these two volumes are so different that it may initially be unimaginable to link them together. One deals with the Portuguese; the other, the Spanish. One author embraces the widest historical themes across four centuries; the other looks at Spanish sailors and the minutia of their daily shipboard life in a single century. One book originally appeared in England; the other is a translation from Spanish of a volume originally published in Seville. Despite these contrasts, there are some similarities. Both volumes originally appeared elsewhere in 1992, and both now come from The Johns Hopkins University Press. Much more importantly, both volumes make, in their own separate ways, a major contribution to world maritime history. Professor Russell-Wood's volume is a brilliant survey and synthesis of Portuguese overseas history, focused http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Journal of World History University of Hawai'I Press

Spain's Men of the Sea: Daily Life on the Indies Fleets in the Sixteenth Century, and: The Portuguese Empire, 1415-1808 (review)

Journal of World History , Volume 11 (2) – Oct 1, 2000

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journal of world history, fall 2000 Spain's Men of the Sea: Daily Life on the Indies Fleets in the Sixteenth Century. By pablo pérez-malláina. Trans. by carla rahn phillips. Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 1998. Pp. xi + 289. $29.95 (cloth). The Portuguese Empire, 1415­1808. By a. j. r. russell-wood. Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 1998. Pp. xxxiii + 289. $16.95 (paper). In focus, scope, and subject, these two volumes are so different that it may initially be unimaginable to link them together. One deals with the Portuguese; the other, the Spanish. One author embraces the widest historical themes across four centuries; the other looks at Spanish sailors and the minutia of their daily shipboard life in a single century. One book originally appeared in England; the other is a translation from Spanish of a volume originally published in Seville. Despite these contrasts, there are some similarities. Both volumes originally appeared elsewhere in 1992, and both now come from The Johns Hopkins University Press. Much more importantly, both volumes make, in their own separate ways, a major contribution to world maritime history. Professor Russell-Wood's volume is a brilliant survey and synthesis of Portuguese overseas history, focused

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Journal of World HistoryUniversity of Hawai'I Press

Published: Oct 1, 2000

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