Naked and Alone in A Strange New World

Naked and Alone in A Strange New World

Early Modern Captivity and Its Mythos

eBook - 2009
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Naked and Alone is a comparative analysis of early modern captivity narratives that chronicle the harrowing experiences of a few Iberians and one Hessian in the New World during the century of exploration and colonization. Included among them are the tales of Jerónimo de Aguilar and Gonzalo Guerrero, Álvar Núñez Cabeza de Vaca, Juan Ortiz, Hans Stade, and Francisco Núñez de Pineda y Bascuñán. After years of captivity that stripped the unfortunate men of their cultural identity, they eventual ...
Publisher: Newcastle upon Tyne : Cambridge Scholars Pub., 2009
ISBN: 9781443816052
Characteristics: 1 online resource (186 pages)


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