God's Obvious Design

Edited by P. Gallagher
Edited by D.W. Cruickshank

God's Obvious Design

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First Published: 10 May 1990
13 Digit ISBN: 9781855660007
Pages: 268
Size: 23.4 x 15.6
Binding: Hardback
Imprint: Tamesis Books
Series: Monografías A
Subject: Hispanic Studies
BIC Class: GTB

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A distinguished group of specialists examine afresh issues of particular concern to historians of the Spanish Armada. In particular they look at the contemporary Spanish view of Philip II's imperialism (Watson); at the composition and equipping of the fleet (Martin, Thompson, O'Donnell); at the unpredictable influence of outside agents, notably the Dutch fleet and the appalling weather of 1588 and its consequences (Schokkenbroek, Daultrey, Hogueras and San Pio); and at the reflection of the Armada in the myths and literature of the time (Fernandez-Armesto, Calvar, the editors). The editors also translate and annotate de Cuéllar's remarkable first-hand account of sailing with the Armada.