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Of the several wrecks of Cristóbal de sanabria, of seville, who now is a resident of this city of Santo Domingo on the island of Hispaniola, and of the others who were with him; and because the story is long it is contained in fourteen paragraphs or parts.

Gonzalo Fernández de Oviedo

in Misfortunes and Shipwrecks in the Seas of the Indies, Islands, and Mainland of the Ocean Sea (1513–1548): Book Fifty of the 'General and Natural History of the Indies'

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813035406
eISBN:
9780813038377
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813035406.003.0021
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History

This chapter describes the several shipwrecks of Cristóbal de Sanabria, of Seville, who at the time this case was written was a resident of Santo Domingo on the island of Hispaniola, and of the ... More


Oxford during the War

James Dempsey

in The Tortured Life of Scofield Thayer

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780813049267
eISBN:
9780813050096
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049267.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Thayer enrolled in Oxford to do postgraduate work. There, he reconnected with T. S. Eliot and the two became friends. He also met, and probably had a relationship with, Vivien Haigh-Wood, who would ... More


Ship Construction Materials

Jun Kimura

in Archaeology of East Asian Shipbuilding

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780813061184
eISBN:
9780813051161
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813061184.003.0006
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

The chapter demonstrates the scientific examination of hull construction materials of the 13th–14th century’s East Asian ships. Ship fastenings and timbers are highlighted by looking at specimens ... More


Wood Selection and Technology in Structures 1 and 5

Lee Ann Newsom

in Fort San Juan and the Limits of Empire: Colonialism and Household Practice at the Berry Site

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780813061597
eISBN:
9780813051239
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813061597.003.0005
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This chapter offers a detailed study of the remarkably well-preserved wood remains recovered from Structures 1 and 5. This analysis sheds unique light on the selection of different woods used in ... More


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