The Burning of Monterey : The 1818 Attack on California by the Privateer Bouchard

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9780970935205: The Burning of Monterey : The 1818 Attack on California by the Privateer Bouchard
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A fascinating story about pirates, privateers, the Spanish-American wars of independence, a voyage around the world in pursuit of Spanish vessels, a look at California in 1818 and the dramatic confrontation between a daring privateer and a clever governor of California, deeply loyal to the king of Spain.

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" . . . splendid little book . . . moves well beyond any other account of [Bouchard's] 1818 raid on California . . . research is truly admirable." -- Andrew Rolle, Research Scholar Huntington Library; Formerly Cleland Professor of History at Occidental College. Author of over twenty books including

Definitive history of Monterey battle . . . Highly readable and meticulously documented. -- Monterey County Herald, September 23, 2001

This fascinating account is an important contribution . . . very thorough description of events to the physical geography. -- Edna Kimbro, Architectural Historian and Conservator, Consultant, Presidio of Monterey Park

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