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The Resource Chronicle of the Narváez expedition, Alvar Núñez Cabeza de Vaca ; translated by Fanny Bandelier ; revised and annotated by Harold Augenbraum ; introduction by Ilan Stavans

Chronicle of the Narváez expedition, Alvar Núñez Cabeza de Vaca ; translated by Fanny Bandelier ; revised and annotated by Harold Augenbraum ; introduction by Ilan Stavans

Label
Chronicle of the Narváez expedition
Title
Chronicle of the Narváez expedition
Statement of responsibility
Alvar Núñez Cabeza de Vaca ; translated by Fanny Bandelier ; revised and annotated by Harold Augenbraum ; introduction by Ilan Stavans
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Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • spa
  • eng
Summary
Presents an account of the trouble-plagued expedition that led Spanish explorer Cabeza de Vaca from Santo Domingo to Florida to Texas to Mexico at the end of the sixteenth century
Member of
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
973.1/6
Illustrations
  • facsimiles
  • maps
Index
no index present
LC call number
E125.N9
LC item number
A3 2002
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Penguin classics
Label
Chronicle of the Narváez expedition, Alvar Núñez Cabeza de Vaca ; translated by Fanny Bandelier ; revised and annotated by Harold Augenbraum ; introduction by Ilan Stavans
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Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. xxxiii-xxxvi)
Contents
Introduction -- Suggested Further Reading -- Chronology -- Illustrations -- Facsimile of the Title Page of the 1542 Edition -- The Route of Cabeza de Vaca -- A Note on the Text -- Chronicle of the Narvaez Expedition by Alvar Nunez Cabeza de Vaca -- Prologue -- When the Fleet Left Spain and the Men Who Went with It -- How the Governor Came to Xagua and Brought a Pilot with Him -- How We Arrived in Florida -- How We Went to the Interior -- How the Governor Left the Ships -- How We Got to Apalache -- The Lay of the Land -- How We Left Aute -- How We Left the Bay of Horses -- On the Skirmish We Had with the Indians -- What Happened to Lope de Oviedo with Some Indians -- How the Indians Brought Us Food -- How We Learned About Other Christians -- How Four Christians Departed -- What Happened to Us on the Isle of Misfortune -- How the Christians Left the Island -- How the Indians Arrived with Andre;s Dorantes and Castillo and Estavanico -- Esquiviel's Account, Related by Figueroa -- How the Indians Separated Us -- How We Fled -- How We Cured Several Sick People -- How the Following Day They Brought Other Sick People -- How We Departed After Eating the Dogs -- The Customs of the Indians of That Land -- How Ready the Indians Are with Weapons -- On Nations and Languages -- How We Moved and Were Received -- On Another New Custom -- How They Steal from One Another -- How the Manner of Reception Changed -- How We Followed the Corn Trail -- How They Gave Us Hearts of Deer -- How We Saw Traces of Christians -- How I Sent for the Christians -- How Well the Chief Magistrate Received Us on the Night of Our Arrival -- How We Had Churches Built in That Land -- What Occurred When I Wished to Return -- What Happened to the Others Who Went to the Indies
Control code
48613633
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
xlii, 117 p.
Isbn
9780142437070
Lccn
2001058315
Note
Library's copy 1 (SW Writers): Purchased, 2003. Paperbound.
Other physical details
facsim., map
System control number
(OCoLC)48613633
Label
Chronicle of the Narváez expedition, Alvar Núñez Cabeza de Vaca ; translated by Fanny Bandelier ; revised and annotated by Harold Augenbraum ; introduction by Ilan Stavans
Link
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. xxxiii-xxxvi)
Contents
Introduction -- Suggested Further Reading -- Chronology -- Illustrations -- Facsimile of the Title Page of the 1542 Edition -- The Route of Cabeza de Vaca -- A Note on the Text -- Chronicle of the Narvaez Expedition by Alvar Nunez Cabeza de Vaca -- Prologue -- When the Fleet Left Spain and the Men Who Went with It -- How the Governor Came to Xagua and Brought a Pilot with Him -- How We Arrived in Florida -- How We Went to the Interior -- How the Governor Left the Ships -- How We Got to Apalache -- The Lay of the Land -- How We Left Aute -- How We Left the Bay of Horses -- On the Skirmish We Had with the Indians -- What Happened to Lope de Oviedo with Some Indians -- How the Indians Brought Us Food -- How We Learned About Other Christians -- How Four Christians Departed -- What Happened to Us on the Isle of Misfortune -- How the Christians Left the Island -- How the Indians Arrived with Andre;s Dorantes and Castillo and Estavanico -- Esquiviel's Account, Related by Figueroa -- How the Indians Separated Us -- How We Fled -- How We Cured Several Sick People -- How the Following Day They Brought Other Sick People -- How We Departed After Eating the Dogs -- The Customs of the Indians of That Land -- How Ready the Indians Are with Weapons -- On Nations and Languages -- How We Moved and Were Received -- On Another New Custom -- How They Steal from One Another -- How the Manner of Reception Changed -- How We Followed the Corn Trail -- How They Gave Us Hearts of Deer -- How We Saw Traces of Christians -- How I Sent for the Christians -- How Well the Chief Magistrate Received Us on the Night of Our Arrival -- How We Had Churches Built in That Land -- What Occurred When I Wished to Return -- What Happened to the Others Who Went to the Indies
Control code
48613633
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
xlii, 117 p.
Isbn
9780142437070
Lccn
2001058315
Note
Library's copy 1 (SW Writers): Purchased, 2003. Paperbound.
Other physical details
facsim., map
System control number
(OCoLC)48613633

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