Strife and civil wars that defined seventeenth century England Though falling short of ts
Goal Cromwell S Plancromwell s plan reshaped england s atlantic s plan nevertheless reshaped England s Atlantic and the Caribbean region as a whole Long before sugar and slaves made Jamaica Britain s most valuable colony Bitter Creek Posse: A tale of the Old West its acuisition sparked conflicts with other European powers opened vast tropical spaces to exploitation by the purportedlyndustrious English and altered England s engagement with the wider worldCarla Gardina Pestana s Professor and Joyce Appleby Endowed Chair of America and the World at the University of California Los Angele.
Carla Gardina Pestana ☆ 1 REVIEWIn England s Lord Protector Oliver Cromwell conceived a plan of breathtaking ambition the conuest of Spain s vast American As the first phase Cromwell conceived a plan of breathtaking ambition the conuest of s vast American empire As the first phase his Western Design a large expedition sailed to the West Indies under secret orders to take Spanish colonies The English Conuest of Jamaica presents entrenched Bulls and Burglars imperial fantasies confronting Caribbean realities It captures the moment when the revolutionary English state first became a major playern the Atlantic arenaAlthough capturing Jamaica was supposed to be only the first step n Cromwell s "scheme even that relatively modest acuisition prov. "even that relatively modest acuisition prov. Ed difficult The English badly underestimated the myriad challenges
THEY FACED STARTING WITH THE UNEXPECTEDLY FIERCE RESISTANCE OFFEREDfaced starting with the unexpectedly fierce resistance offered the Spanish and other residents who tenaciously defended their sland After sixteen long years Spain surrendered Jamaica and acceded to an English presence The Way of the Scarlet Pimpernel in the Americasn the Treaty of Madrid But by then other goals ncluding profit through commerce rather than further conuest profit through commerce rather than further conuest superseded the vision behind the Western DesignCarla Gardina Pestana situates Cromwell s mperial project Fairy Tales in the context of an emerging Atlantic empire as well as the religious.
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