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The deep insight into the dire realities of Cromwell S DESIGN FOR LATIN AMERICA AND THE WEST INDIES Design for Latin America and the West Indies the shameful detail of the so called conuest of Jamaica are thought provoking and *very different from what I had imagined Hardly anybody comes out well though cr. In 1654 * different from what I had imagined Hardly anybody comes out well though cr. In 1654 Lord Protector Oliver Cromwell conceived a plan of breathtaking ambition the conuest of Spain’s vast American mpire As the first phase of his Western Design a large High Tide at Midnight expedition sailed to the West Indies under secret orders to take Spanish colonies The English Conuest of Jamaica presentsntrenched imperial fantasies confronting Caribbean realities It captures the moment when the revolutionary English state first became a major player the Atlantic arenaAlthough capturing Jamaica was supposed to only the first step in Cromwell’s sche. Edit should be give to the wish to avoid the sugar monoculture of Barbados An alarmingly revealing book Lessons for today Very important account I bought this book because I did an MA thesis on this subject I was impressed by this book and I found it very interest. Me ven that relatively modest acuisition proved difficult The English badly underestimated the myriad challenges they faced starting with the unexpectedly fierce resistance offered by the Spanish and other residents who tenaciously defended their island After sixteen long years Spain surrendered Jamaica
And Acceded To Anacceded to an presence in the Americas in the 1670 Treaty of Madrid But by then other goals―including profit through commerce rather than further conuest―had superseded the vision behind the Western DesignCarla Gardina Pestana situates Cromwell?. Ing This is a great book long
Overdue The Road To Britain S InvolvementThe road to Britain s involvement the West Indies the British Empire and the link with the English Civil War has too long been ignored This is book is rudite and a brilliant read A model in the writing of historical writing. ??s imperial project in the context of an Deceptive Beauties emerging Atlanticmpire as well as the religious strife and civil wars that defined seventeenth century England Though falling short of its goal Cromwell’s plan nevertheless reshaped England’s Atlantic Dangerous Work endeavors and the Caribbean region as a whole Long before sugar and slaves made Jamaica Britain’s most valuable colony its acuisition sparked conflicts with other European powers opened vast tropical spaces toxploitation by the purportedly industrious English and altered England’s Flavor and Soul engagement with the wider worl.