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Goodwin, Robert, 1969-
Crossing the continent, 1527-1540 : the story of the first African-American explorer of the American South / Robert Goodwin
[1st Harper pbk. ed.]
New York : Harper, 2009, c2008
book jacket
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 3rd Floor  E125.E8 G66 2008    AVAILABLE
Subject Estevan, d. 1539
Subject(s) Explorers -- America -- Biography
Explorers -- Spain -- Biography
Blacks -- America -- Biography
Slaves -- America -- Biography
Slavery -- America -- History -- 16th century
Cibola, Seven Cities of
Subject Southwestern States -- Discovery and exploration -- Spanish
Southern States -- Discovery and exploration -- Spanish
Physical Description xviii, 414 p. : ill., coat of arms, maps ; 21 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [375]-392) and index
Contents Journey's end: the first crossing of America, 1536 -- Camino Real: the royal road to Mexico City, 1536 -- Mexico City: July 1536 -- Fiesta: July 1536 -- Negro Alárabe -- Natural de Azamor: the slave trade -- Jerez: 1522 -- Seville: 1522-1527 -- Oviedo and Cabeza de Vaca -- Dorantes and the archive of the Indies -- Atlantic crossing: 1527 -- Cuba: 1527-1528 -- Florida: 1528 -- The isle of misfortune: 1528-1529 -- Texas: 1529-1533 -- Shamanism: 1533-1535 -- The Rio Grande: 1535 -- Friar Marcos de Niza: 1536-1538 -- Francisco Vázquez de Coronado: 1538-1539 -- Chronicles of Esteban's death -- Epilogue: resurrection

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