Paraguay (Discovering South America: History, Politics, and

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Moreover, in Spanish America new central areas had arisen, with a consequent diversification of destinations, and in Spain the north had revived at the expense of the south, where Sevilla and Cádiz had monopolized Indies navigation. They conquered and colonized the extensive territories of the "New World" for the Crowns of Spain and Portugal. S. military’s Southern Command and the State Department’s Central American Security Initiative, among other recommendations. It was in what is modern northern Afghanistan between the Hindu Kush mountain range [Gd on Map ] to the south and the Oxus River to the north.

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Publisher: Mason Crest Publishers; New edition (August 15, 2015)

ISBN: 1422233014

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