The West Indies and the Spanish Main
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The West Indies and the Spanish Main

By James Rodway
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Table of Contents
  • The Story of the Nations
    • THE WEST INDIES
  • THE WEST INDIES
    • AND THE
  • SPANISH MAIN
    • BY
      • JAMES RODWAY
        • SECOND IMPRESSION
    • London
      • T. FISHER UNWIN
        • PATERNOSTER SQUARE
        • Copyright by T. Fisher Unwin, 1896 (For Great Britain). Copyright by G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1896 (For the United States of America).
    • INTRODUCTION
    • CONTENTS
    • LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS
  • THE WEST INDIES
    • I
      • THE SPANIARDS AND THEIR VICTIMS
      • II
      • THE QUEST FOR "EL DORADO"
      • III
      • "SINGEING THE SPANIARD'S BEARD"
      • IV
      • RALEGH AND THE FIRST BRITISH COLONIES
      • V
      • BUCCANEERS, FILIBUSTERS, AND PIRATES
      • VI
      • WAR IN THE YOUNG COLONIES
      • VII
      • THE PLANTERS AND THEIR SLAVES
      • VIII
      • THE STRUGGLE FOR SUPREMACY
      • IX
      • THE STRUGGLE FOR THE DARIEN TRADE
      • X
      • SLAVE INSURRECTIONS AND BUSH NEGROES
      • XI
      • THE SOVEREIGNTY OF THE SEAS
      • XII
      • DOWNFALL OF HISPANIOLA
      • XIII
      • EMANCIPATION OF THE SPANISH MAIN
      • XIV
      • ABOLITION OF SLAVERY
      • XV
      • RESULTS OF EMANCIPATION
      • XVI
      • THE ISTHMUS TRANSIT SCHEMES
    • INDEX
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