Spanish Explorations in the Caribbean and the United States, 1492-1570
Drawing on the most recent historical and archaeological research, First Encounters describes the period of early Spanish contact with New World peoples. These highly readable essays reports original research and investigations mounted over the last ten years, a decade of remarkable breakthroughs in our knowledge about the significant events in the first decades after 1492. Over 150 illustrations of rare artifacts and an extensive bibliography enrich this entertaining and informative volume.
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