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Juan Ponce de León and the Spanish discovery of Puerto Rico and Florida

Author: Robert Henderson Fuson
Publisher: Blacksburg, Va. : McDonald & Woodward Pub. Co., 2000.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Chronicles the life of fifteenth- and sixteenth-century explorer Juan Ponce de Leon, who colonized and governed Puerto Rico and was perhaps the first European in Florida; and provides background on his Iberian homeland and historical context for his life story.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Fuson, Robert Henderson.
Juan Ponce de León and the Spanish discovery of Puerto Rico and Florida.
Blacksburg, Va. : McDonald & Woodward Pub. Co., 2000
(OCoLC)656601487
Named Person: Juan Ponce de León; Juan Ponce de León
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Henderson Fuson
ISBN: 093992384X 9780939923847 0939923823 9780939923823
OCLC Number: 42861929
Description: xvi, 268 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
Contents: Acknowledgments --
Preface --
Prologue --
Chapter 1 : 1474-1493 : Early years and the discovery of Puerto Rico --
Chapter 2 : 1493-1511 : Peon, conquistador, explorer, governor --
Chapter 3 : 1511-1514 : Discovery of Florida --
Chapter 4 : 1514-1521 : Years between the Florida voyages --
Chapter 5 : 1521 : Second voyage to Florida --
Chapter 6 : 1521-1565 : From the dream of Juan Ponce to the reality of Saint Augustine --
Epilogue --
Appendixes --
I : Principal chroniclers of early Spanish America ; II : Political and administrative organization of the Spanish American colonies, 1474-1565.
Responsibility: by Robert H. Fuson.

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Chronicles the life of fifteenth- and sixteenth-century explorer Juan Ponce de Leon, who colonized and governed Puerto Rico and was perhaps the first European in Florida; and provides background on his Iberian homeland and historical context for his life story.

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