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1 DUNCAN, T. Bentley Atlantic Islands. in dj.
University of Chicago Press, Chicago, 1972, ISBN:0226170012 
DUNCAN, T. Bentley. Atlantic Islands: Madeira, the Azores and the Cape Verdes in Seventeenth-Century Commerce and Navigation. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, (1972). Pp 291. 8vo, maroon cloth. "In this pioneering study [the author] presents a fascinating, highly readable narrative of the history and early imporatance of Madeira, the Azores, and the Cape Verdes. In summarizing his work, the author writes, 'The Portuguese mid-Atlantic islandsprovided essential assistance to ever-increasing fleets of ships. The isla nds were pivots around which the wheels of international commerce turned. They were the still points of succor and reference in a moving world of wind, water, and sail. As such, the now-neglected islands werre the purest symbols of the Atlantic world.'" -from the dj. Vg in rubbed dj. 70.00

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