The English Conquest of Jamaica

The English Conquest of Jamaica

Written by: Carla Gardina Pestana

  • Publisher: Harvard University Press
  • Publish Date: 2017-04-24
  • ISBN-10: 9780674737310
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Long before sugar and slaves made Jamaica Britain’s most valuable colony, its conquest sparked conflicts with European powers and opened vast tropical spaces to English exploitation. Carla Gardina Pestana captures the moment when Cromwell’s plan to take Spain’s American empire altered his revolutionary state’s engagement with the wider world.

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