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Spain and the American Revolution

New Approaches and Perspectives
Gabriel Paquette. Gonzalo M. Quintero Saravia
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Although the participation of France in the American Revolution is well established in the historiography, the role of Spain, France’s ally, is relatively understudied and underappreciated. Spain’s involvement in the conflict formed part of a global struggle between empires and directly influenced the outcome of the clash between Britain and its North American colonists. Following the establishment of American independence, the Spanish empire became one of the nascent republic’s most significant neighbors and, often illicitly, trading partners. Bringing together essays from a range of well-regarded historians, this volume contributes significantly to the international history of the Age of Atlantic Revolutions.

Contributors:Eric Becerra, University of North Carolina * Larrie D. Ferreiro, George Mason University * Gregg French, University of Windsor * Mary-Jo Kline, independent scholar * Manuel Lucena Giraldo, International University in Spain * Benjamin C. Lyons, University of Utah * Anthony McFarlane, University of Warwick * Ross Michael Nedervelt, Florida International University * John W. Nelson, Texas Tech University * Emmanuelle Perez Tisserant, University of Toulouse * Eduardo Posada Carbó, University of Oxford * Emily Berquist Soule, California State University, Long Beach * María Bárbara Zepeda Cortés, Lehigh University