In contrast, the Spanish suffered rather extensive losses of territories to which they had laid claim. ... For the purposes of this chapter, it is sufficient to say that Spain lacked the military and demographic resources to occupy all the territory it anbsp;...
|Title||:||Spain and Portugal in the New World, 1492-1700|
|Author||:||Lyle N. McAlister|
|Publisher||:||U of Minnesota Press - 1984|