Espana Corsaria

Espana Corsaria

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Although at times we can think about other times or pirates, the Spanish Corsair rode duing the 16th and 17th centuries, when the red flag of Argel passed with impunity by the peninsular coastline and the Spanish Viceroy of Naples realized, much to his regret, that the sea boiled with pirates. In the peninsular strait that runs from Cadaques and Cadiz, we explore the hidden coves where the privateers hid to surprise at dawn the coastal populations, the towers that the Christians built to enable them to look out over the sea and give warning and alarm that the Moors were on the coast; the villages that suffered the scourge of the galliots, the beaches where the landings and battles took place, all traces and witnesses to one of the most turbulent periods in the Spanish Mediterranean, still to this day incomprehensibly forgotten.show more

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  • Paperback | 274 pages
  • 210.06 x 279.4 x 16.51mm | 453.59g
  • Publidisa
  • United States
  • Spanish
  • 8461530934
  • 9788461530939

About Ramiro Feijoo

Ramiro Feijoo (Madrid, 1960) studied history in Spain and geography in northern England. He has been a Latin teacher, a tour guide in Scandinavia and central Europe, a geographical researcher in the Amazon, a promoter of development projects for the indigenous people of South American, and a contributor to the newspaper "El Mundo," covering eastern Europe from Prague. He is now a program director at Washington University in St. Louis, and in Madrid a professor of Spanish Culture for the university and a contributor to Ymalaga.com and other mediums of communication.show more