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Chronicle Of The Narvaez Expedition

Pub Date : 2002-06-25 | Author : Alvar Nunez Cabeza de Vaca | Publisher : Penguin

ISBN 10 : 9781440630545
ISBN 13 : 1440630542

The New World story of the Spanish explorer Cabeza de Vaca in his own words This riveting true story is the first major narrative detailing the exploration of North America by Span..


Lvar N Ez Cabeza De Vaca

Pub Date : 2014-09-15 | Author : Robin Varnum | Publisher : University of Oklahoma Press

ISBN 10 : 9780806147369
ISBN 13 : 0806147369

In November 1528, almost a century before the Pilgrims landed at Plymouth Rock, the remnants of a Spanish expedition reached the Gulf Coast of Texas. By July 1536, eight years late..


A Land So Strange

Pub Date : 2007-11-20 | Author : Andre Resendez | Publisher : Basic Books

ISBN 10 : 9780465010349
ISBN 13 : 0465010342

In 1528, a mission set out from Spain to colonize Florida. But the expedition went horribly wrong: Delayed by a hurricane, knocked off course by a colossal error of navigation, and..


Castaways

Pub Date : 1993-09-23 | Author : Alvar Núñez Cabeza de Vaca | Publisher : Univ of California Press

ISBN 10 : 9780520070639
ISBN 13 : 0520070631

This enthralling story of survival is the first major narrative of the exploration of North America by Europeans (1528-36). The author of Castaways (Naufragios), Alvar Núñez Cabe..



Columbus

Pub Date : 2011-09-20 | Author : Laurence Bergreen | Publisher : Penguin

ISBN 10 : 9781101544327
ISBN 13 : 1101544325

From the author of the Magellan biography, Over the Edge of the World, a mesmerizing new account of the great explorer. Christopher Columbus's 1492 voyage across the Atlantic Ocean..


River Of Darkness

Pub Date : 2011-02-22 | Author : Buddy Levy | Publisher : Bantam

ISBN 10 : 9780553908107
ISBN 13 : 0553908103

From the acclaimed author of Conquistador comes this thrilling account of one of history’s greatest adventures of discovery. With cinematic immediacy and meticulous attention to ..