Spain and the Spanish Indies

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Simeon Netchev
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published on 17 June 2022

A map illustrating one of the most significant processes of the early modern period - the rise and decline of Spain between the late fifteenth and the late seventeenth centuries. From a patchwork of kingdoms in the north of the Iberian peninsula, the Habsburg Spain grew into a global imperial superpower ruling, at its height, not only large territories in Europe but also vast portions of the Americas, Africa, and numerous islands in the Pacific and Oceania.

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About the Author

Simeon Netchev
Simeon is a freelance visual designer with a deep interest in the human side of history. He believes that every image should be an interaction, a commentary, and a narrative, and every map should lead on an exciting journey of exploration and discovery.

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Netchev, S. (2022, June 17). Spain and the Spanish Indies. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/16057/spain-and-the-spanish-indies/

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Netchev, Simeon. "Spain and the Spanish Indies." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified June 17, 2022. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/16057/spain-and-the-spanish-indies/.

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Netchev, Simeon. "Spain and the Spanish Indies." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 17 Jun 2022. Web. 29 Sep 2022.

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