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The Pánfilo de Narváez and Hernando de Soto Expeditions and the Captivity of Juan Ortiz, 1528–1539

John E. Worth

in Discovering Florida: First-Contact Narratives from Spanish Expeditions along the Lower Gulf Coast

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780813049885
eISBN:
9780813050355
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049885.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

The failure of Juan Ponce de León's colonial expedition in 1521 paved the way for subsequent expeditions by the Spaniards to the southeastern United States. This chapter provides an account of the ... More


: Captivity, Exile, and Interpretation in El Inca Garcilaso de La Vega's La Florida del Inca

Lisa Voigt

in Writing Captivity in the Early Modern Atlantic: Circulations of Knowledge and Authority in the Iberian and English Imperial Worlds

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807831991
eISBN:
9781469600284
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9780807831991.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter describes how the mestizo author El Inca Garcilaso de la Vega concludes his account of Hernando de Soto's expedition to Florida with a tale of Floridians in Spain, whose displacement ... More


Chicaza and the Mississippian World, ca. 1540–1541

Robbie Ethridge

in From Chicaza to Chickasaw: The European Invasion and the Transformation of the Mississippian World, 1540-1715

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834350
eISBN:
9781469603742
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807899335_ethridge.5
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

This chapter discusses the river of Chicaza, which is known today as the Tombigbee River, and the confrontation between the Indians of Chicaza and the army of Spanish explorer Hernando de Soto. The ... More


Discovering Florida: First-Contact Narratives from Spanish Expeditions along the Lower Gulf Coast

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780813049885
eISBN:
9780813050355
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049885.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

Florida's lower gulf coast was a key region in the early European exploration of North America, with an extraordinary number of first-time interactions between Spaniards and Florida's indigenous ... More


Analyzing Legal Formality and Informality: Lessons from Land Titling and Microfinance Programs 1

Antara Haldar and Joseph E. Stiglitz

in Law and Economics with Chinese Characteristics: Institutions for Promoting Development in the Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199698547
eISBN:
9780191745522
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199698547.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This paper critically examines the validity of the prescriptions of conventional law and economics theory using evidence from two programs aimed at poverty alleviation through improving ... More


Newcomers: The First European Women, 1513–1819

Doris Weatherford

in They Dared to Dream: Florida Women Who Shaped History

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780813060606
eISBN:
9780813050997
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060606.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter discusses the role of European women in American history during the period 1513–1819. Christopher Columbus's historic journey in 1492 owed a great deal to women. He used maps that he ... More


A People from under the World: Europeans and Other Intruders

James H. Merrell

in The Indians' New World: Catawbas and Their Neighbors from European Contact through the Era of Removal

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834039
eISBN:
9781469600772
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9780807834039.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter focuses on the time one hundred and sixty years before John Lawson took ship for America, when the Spanish explorer Hernando de Soto plunged into what is now central South Carolina in ... More


Eastern Shock Waves on Western Shores, ca. 1650–1680

Robbie Ethridge

in From Chicaza to Chickasaw: The European Invasion and the Transformation of the Mississippian World, 1540-1715

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834350
eISBN:
9781469603742
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807899335_ethridge.9
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

This chapter focuses on the Atlantic seaboard, which became a shatter zone. Shock waves from these disruptions began emanating out of the east and reverberating throughout the lower South to the ... More


The English Invasion and the Creation of a Shatter Zone, ca. 1650–1680

Robbie Ethridge

in From Chicaza to Chickasaw: The European Invasion and the Transformation of the Mississippian World, 1540-1715

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834350
eISBN:
9781469603742
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807899335_ethridge.8
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

This chapter argues that even Hernando de Soto's grim swath of destruction and disruption, the presence of the Spanish in La Florida, and the introduction of Old World disease cannot account for the ... More


The Mississippi Territory and the Southwest Frontier 1795–1817

Robert V. Haynes

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125770
eISBN:
9780813135434
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125770.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Originally inhabited by Native American tribes, territorial Mississippi has a complex history rife with fierce contention. Since 1540, when Hernando de Soto of Spain journeyed across the Atlantic and ... More


Politics of Institutional Change in Tanzania and Mexico

Prakash Kashwan

in Democracy in the Woods: Environmental Conservation and Social Justice in India, Tanzania, and Mexico

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2017
ISBN:
9780190637385
eISBN:
9780190637415
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190637385.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Environmental Politics

What explains the variable successes of land rights formalization programs in different countries? This chapter shows that the differences in political space that forest-dependent groups enjoyed in ... More


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