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Spain's Men of the Sea

Daily Life on the Indies Fleets in the Sixteenth Century

Spain's Men of the Sea( )
Author: Perez-Mallaina, Pablo E.
Contribution by: Phillips, Carla Rahn
ISBN:978-0-8018-8183-1
Publication Date:Mar 2005
Publisher:Johns Hopkins University Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $28.00
Book Description:

In the sixteenth century, Spain's control over its vast New World empire depended on the sailors and officers who manned the galleons and merchant vessels of its Atlantic fleets. In Spain's Men of the Sea, Pablo E. Pérez-Mallaína paints a stunning portrait of daily life aboard the ships of the Spanish Main. With a novelist's eye for both detail and drama, Pérez-Mallaína evokes the golden age of seafaring in this thoroughly researched and generously illustrated account.

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Book Details
Pages:304
Detailed Subjects: History / Maritime History & Piracy
Transportation / Ships & Shipbuilding / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 x 0.65 Inches
Book Weight:1 Pounds



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