Description - The Rise and Fall of the Spanish Empire by William S. Maltby
At its peak the Spanish empire stretched from Italy and the Netherlands to Peru and the Philippines. Its influence remains very significant to the history of Europe and the Americas. Maltby provides a concise and readable history of the empire's dramatic rise and fall, with special emphasis on the economy, institutions and intellectual movements.
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Author Biography - William S. Maltby
WILLIAM S. MALTBY is Professor of History Emeritus at the University of Missouri-St Louis, USA. His publications include The Black Legend in England: The Development of Anti-Spanish Sentiment, 1588-1660, Alba: A Biography of Fernando Alvarez de Toledo, 3rd Duke of Alba, The Reign of Charles V and with Steven Hause, Western Civilization.