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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


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


La Florida: Five Hundred Years of Hispanic Presence

Viviana Díaz Balsera and Rachel A. May (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780813060118
eISBN:
9780813050485
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060118.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

La Florida: Five Hundred Years of Hispanic Presence aims to facilitate an interdisciplinary understanding of the complex Trans-Atlantic connections between Spain, Africa and the Americas that ... More


Local Cosmologies and Secular Extirpators in Nahua Communities, 1571–1662

in The Invisible War: Indigenous Devotions, Discipline, and Dissent in Colonial Mexico

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804773287
eISBN:
9780804777391
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804773287.003.0003
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter examines the modifications in policies, methodology, and objectives of idolatry eradicators in Nahua communities in Central Mexico during the period from 1571 to 1662. It analyzes the ... More


Cross and Sword: The Spanish Catholic Mission to La Florida, 1513–1763

James M. Woods

in A History of the Catholic Church in the American South, 1513–1900

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813035321
eISBN:
9780813039046
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813035321.003.0001
Subject:
History, History of Religion

In April 1513, Juan Ponce de León first sighted the coast of what would become the United States and part of the American South. He was not, however, the first European to see these shores. For at ... More


Mexico in the New World Order

JOHN MASON HART

in Empire and Revolution: The Americans in Mexico since the Civil War

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520223240
eISBN:
9780520939295
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520223240.003.0016
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter examines the situation of Mexico in the new world order. As the end of the twentieth century approached, the political leadership of Mexico continued to pursue foreign investments, ... 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


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