Menâendez De Avilâes and La Florida

Menâendez De Avilâes and La Florida

Chronicles of His Expeditions

eBook - 2010
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This edition of the chronicles written about Menâendez de Avilâes, his explorations, settlement and governorship of La Florida is the first annotated publication of the expeditions' chronicles available to an English audience. These documents offer both primary source data as well as contextual information concerning Spanish colonial history and culture. Many of the documents underscore differences between the conquest of La Florida and of Mexico and Peru while stressing imperial power struggles and the important role of fashioning the image of a conquistador.
Publisher: Lewiston : Edwin Mellen Press, 2010
ISBN: 9780773430181
Characteristics: 1 online resource (434 pages)
Additional Contributors: Callahan, Laura


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