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Why Have You Come Here?: The Jesuits and the First Evangelization of Native America

Nicholas P. Cushner

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780195307566
eISBN:
9780199784936
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195307569.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This book tells the story of how the 16th-century religious conquerors of America attempted to change the belief systems of the Native Americans. To what degree did they succeed or fail? And why? The ... More


Charting Juan Ponce de León’s 1513 Voyage to Florida: The Calusa Indians amid Latitudes of Controversy

Jerald T. Milanich

in La Florida: Five Hundred Years of Hispanic Presence

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780813060118
eISBN:
9780813050485
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060118.003.0003
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter combines early 16th century documentary and cartographic evidence with modern information to reconstruct Juan Ponce de León’s 1513 voyage la Florida. Data suggest that Ponce’s landfall ... More


Bridging Histories: The Bioarchaeology of Identity in Postcontact Florida

KELLY J. KNUDSON and CHRISTOPHER M. STOJANOWSKI

in Bioarchaeology and Identity in the Americas

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780813036786
eISBN:
9780813041865
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813036786.003.0003
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

This chapter explores the changing fabric of community organization and identity during the late-precontact and early-historic periods (early eighteenth century) in Spanish Florida. Changes in ... 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


“Until the Land Was Understood”: Spaniards Confront La Florida, 1500–1600

Paul E. Hoffman

in La Florida: Five Hundred Years of Hispanic Presence

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780813060118
eISBN:
9780813050485
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060118.003.0004
Subject:
History, Cultural History

The chapter unpacks statements about Lucas Vázquez de Ayllón’s 1526 colonizing expedition as a guide to how the ecologies of the Southeast’s coasts and interior, and the patterns of Native American ... More


Don Luis in La Florida

Anna Brickhouse

in The Unsettlement of America: Translation, Interpretation, and the Story of Don Luis de Velasco, 1560-1945

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2014
ISBN:
9780199729722
eISBN:
9780199399307
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199729722.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, American Colonial Literature

This chapter begins with the account of a former captive of the Calusa Indians, Hernando de Escalante Fontaneda, who served as a translator during the same period when Don Luis was also in La ... More


Florida’s Forgotten Colony: Historical Background

John E. Worth (ed.)

in Florida's Lost Galleon: The Emanuel Point Shipwreck

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780813056760
eISBN:
9780813053523
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813056760.003.0003
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This chapter tells the story of the ill-fated colonization attempt by Tristán de Luna to settle La Florida on the Gulf and Atlantic coasts for the Kingdom of Spain. Based on archival documentation, ... More


Recollections of the Juan Pardo Expeditions: The 1584 Domingo de León Account

John E. Worth

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/9780813061597.003.0003
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This chapter provides a newly discovered and translated account of the Pardo expedtions, written by interpreter Domingo Gonzales de León in 1584. León had arrived in La Florida with the adelantado ... More


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