Wars of the Americas: A Chronology of Armed Conflict in the Western Hemisphere, 1st Edition

  • David F. Marley
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  • ISBN-10: 1598841017
  • ISBN-13: 9781598841015
  • DDC: 355.0097
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 1000 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2008 | Published/Released September 2010
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2008

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Overview

Divided into 10 sections, these volumes examine 500 years of warfare, from the continent's European discovery and conquest through 2006. Topics include intertribal warfare, European rivals, independence movements, Cold War politics, and terrorism.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Dedication.
Brief Contents.
Contents.
Preface.
Adoption of the Gregorian Calendar.
1: Discovery and Conquest (1492-1572).
2: Initial Contacts (1492-1498).
3: Mainland Explorations (1498-1519).
4: Conquest of Mexico (1517-1521).
5: Expansion beyond Mexico (1521-1540).
6: Conquest of Peru (1524-1539).
7: Conquest of Venezuela and Colombia (1529-1546).
8: Conquest of Chile (1540-1553).
9: Consolidation (1541-1572).
10: Seaborne Challengers (1526-1609).
11: Franco-Spanish Wars (1526-1559).
12: Private Warfare (1559-1587).
13: Elizabethan Wars (1588-1603).
14: Rival Outposts (1604-1659).
15: Early Footholds (1604-1619).
16: Holland's “Great Design” (1613-1649).
17: Other Colonial Struggles (1622-1640).
18: England's Resurgence (1640-1659).
19: Intercolonial Friction (1660-1700).
20: No Peace Beyond the Line (1660-1665).
21: Second Anglo-Dutch War (1665-1667) and War of Devolution (1667).
22: Buccaneer Heyday (1668-1672).
23: Third Anglo-Dutch War (1672-1674) and Franco-Spanish War (1673-1679).
24: Irregular Warfare (1679-1688).
25: King William's War (1688-1697).
26: Darien Disaster (1698-1699).
27: High Tide of Empire (1700-1777).
28: Queen Anne's War (1702-1713).
29: Minor Incidents (1713-1719).
30: War of the Quadruple Alliance (1718-1720).
31: Turmoil (1721-1724).
32: Anglo-Spanish Frictions (1725-1729).
33: Interwar Years (1730-1738).
34: War of Jenkins's Ear, Later King George's War (1739-1748).
35: Spanish American Disturbances (1748-1754).
36: French and Indian War (1754-1763).
37: Boundary Disputes (1763-1774).
38: Undeclared Hispano-Portuguese Conflict (1775-1777).
Further Reading.