The history of Spain would not be the same without the sea and yet, there is no collective memory of the brilliant succession of episodes and achievements that defined the Hispanic Monarchy. Maybe to be fair we would have to say that the history of the world would not be the same without the Spanish ships who arrived in America, circumnavigated the world or knew how to stop Lepanto the growing suffocation of Europe against the Ottoman empire. It is fair to admit it. Nor do we openly claim the remarkable duration of Spanish hegemony in the seas of the world.
To summarize it, the Ministry of Defense just published an ambitious book,beautifully illustrated, attractive and educational, which covers the entire history of the Spanish Navy from