According to conventional wisdom, in the sixteenth century, Spain
and Portugal served as a model to the English for how to go about
establishing colonies in the New World and Africa. By the
eighteenth century, however, it was Spain and Portugal that
aspired to imitate the British. Editor Jorge Cañizares-Esguerra
and the contributors to Entangled Empires challenge these
long-standing assumptions, exploring how Spain, Britain, and... more...