Interweaving four narratives, this novel explores the ambitions and disappointments of Philip II as he lies on his deathbed, the clandestine origins of the slave trade, the extermination of the French Huguenot colony in Florida, and the experiences of a common soldier on Columbus's second voyage.
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Re-creates Spain's history in the Caribbean by describing King Philip II of Spain's reign, the beginning of the African slave trade, the founding of St. Augustine, and Columbus's second expedition to the new world.Language Notes:
Text: English (translation)
Original Language: Spanish
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Book Description University of Massachusetts Press. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. 0870237233 New Condition. Bookseller Inventory # NEW6.0554014