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Of the caravel they call the Taviras' for the marvelous thing that Will Be recounted here that God and His Glorious Mother did for these women and for other persons who were involved In this shipwreck.

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/9780813035406.003.0010
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History

In the year 1519 a caravel bound for these islands left the city and harbor of Santa María de la Antigua del Darién, which is in Tierra Firme on the Gulf of Urabá in the jurisdiction of Castilla del ... More


Urabá: A Sea of Opportunities?

Teo Ballvé

in The Frontier Effect: State Formation and Violence in Colombia

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781501747533
eISBN:
9781501747564
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501747533.003.0008
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

This chapter returns to the fraught relationship between Medellín and Urabá, which in its latest iteration involved an elaborate regional planning effort aimed at creating, once and for all, a ... More


The Frontier Effect: State Formation and Violence in Colombia

Teo Ballvé

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781501747533
eISBN:
9781501747564
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501747533.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

This book challenges the notion that in Urabá, Colombia, the cause of the region's violent history and unruly contemporary condition is the absence of the state. Although the book takes this locally ... More


Of a ship that was lost on the coast of Tierra Firme: how the Sailors took the Ship's, boat, abandoned the passengers, and were not seen again; how the passengers built a small boat from the Ship's planking; how they reached such a state of starvation that they drew lots to determine who would be eaten; and how the survivors were saved.

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/9780813035406.003.0004
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History

In 1513, a ship left the harbor of Santo Domingo bound for Darién. This was a city a league from the coast of the Gulf of Urabá in the province called Cemaco only recently won by the Christians. The ... More


Introduction

Teo Ballvé

in The Frontier Effect: State Formation and Violence in Colombia

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781501747533
eISBN:
9781501747564
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501747533.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

This introductory chapter briefly explores the ways in which imaginaries of statelessness have structured the political life of Urabá, Colombia. It argues that Colombia's violent conflicts have ... More


Paramilitary Populism: In Defense of the Region

Teo Ballvé

in The Frontier Effect: State Formation and Violence in Colombia

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781501747533
eISBN:
9781501747564
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501747533.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

This chapter highlights the cultural politics of paramilitaries' revanchist state project by detailing their attempt to build an electoral political movement. It focuses on Urabá Grande, a coalition ... More


Discovery, Exploration and First Experiments in Colonisation

in Between Resistance and Adaptation: Indigenous Peoples and the Colonisation of the Chocó, 1510–1753

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853237297
eISBN:
9781846312670
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853237297.003.0002
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Some of the earliest contact between Spanish explorers in search of gold and booty and the indigenous peoples of the South American mainland took place in a territory that later came to be known as ... More


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