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Crossing the continent, 1527-1540 : the story of the first African-American explorer of the American South / Robert Goodwin.

Author/Creator:
Goodwin, Robert, 1969-
Edition:
1st ed.
Publication:
New York : Harper, c2008.
Format/Description:
Book
xviii, 414 p. : ill., coat of arms, maps ; 24 cm.
Subjects:
Estevan, d. 1539.
Explorers -- America -- Biography.
Explorers -- Spain -- Biography.
Blacks -- America -- Biography.
Slaves -- America -- Biography.
Southwestern States -- Discovery and exploration -- Spanish.
Southern States -- Discovery and exploration -- Spanish.
Slavery -- America -- History -- 16th century.
Cibola, Seven Cities of.
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.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. [375]-392) and index.
ISBN:
9780061140440 (hardcover)
0061140449 (hardcover)
9780061140457 (pbk.)
0061140457 (pbk.)
9780061705298 (e-book)
0061705292 (e-book)
OCLC:
191930029
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