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The De Soto Chronicles: The Expedition of Hernando de Soto to North America in 1539-43 (Paperback)
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The De Soto Chronicles: The Expedition of Hernando de Soto to North America in 1539-43 (Paperback)

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Paperback 608 Pages / Published: 30/05/1995
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A collection of documents that contain detailed eyewitness records of the De Soto expedition, the first major encounter of Europeans with North American Indians in the eastern half of the United States.

Publisher: The University of Alabama Press
ISBN: 9780817308247
Number of pages: 608
Weight: 2023 g
Dimensions: 235 x 155 x 77 mm


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"A rich, readable contribution to De Soto studies that commemorates the 450th anniversary of the ill-fated explorer's odyssey through the present southeastern U.S. and Texas. These translations of the four primary accounts of the venture, with new notes and introductions, make valuable historical and ethnographical information easily available and accessible both to scholars and to general readers. . . . All academic libraries and larger public libraries should purchase this exceptionally valuable compilation."Â Choice
"These handsomely produced volumes contain translations of virtually all known documents from the De Soto expedition, as well as new scholarship. For the first time all these sources are in one place. The editors, authors, translators, and support groups are to be congratulated for a lasting contribution to scholarship. These important volumes deserve to be on the shelves of every person interested in history, ethnohistory, or archaeology of the Southeastern United States."Â Florida Historical Quarterly
-A rich, readable contribution to De Soto studies that commemorates the 450th anniversary of the ill-fated explorer's odyssey through the present southeastern U.S. and Texas. These translations of the four primary accounts of the venture, with new notes and introductions, make valuable historical and ethnographical information easily available and accessible both to scholars and to general readers. . . . All academic libraries and larger public libraries should purchase this exceptionally valuable compilation.-Â Choice
-These handsomely produced volumes contain translations of virtually all known documents from the De Soto expedition, as well as new scholarship. For the first time all these sources are in one place. The editors, authors, translators, and support groups are to be congratulated for a lasting contribution to scholarship. These important volumes deserve to be on the shelves of every person interested in history, ethnohistory, or archaeology of the Southeastern United States.-Â Florida Historical Quarterly

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