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We came naked and barefoot : the journey of Cabeza de Vaca across North America

Author: Alex D Krieger; Margery H Krieger; Alvar Núñez Cabeza de Vaca; Gonzalo Fernández de Oviedo y Valdés
Publisher: Austin : University of Texas Press, 2002.
Series: Texas archaeology and ethnohistory series.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : State or province government publication : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"Perhaps there has never been a survivor quite like Alvar Nunez Cabeza de Vaca. Member of a 600-man expedition sent out from Spain to colonize "La Florida" in 1527, he survived a failed exploration of the west coast of Florida, an open-boat crossing of the Gulf of Mexico, shipwreck on the Texas coast, six years of captivity among native peoples, and an arduous, overland journey in which he and the three other  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Early works
History
Early accounts to 1600
Early works to 1800
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Krieger, Alex D. (Alex Dony), 1911-
We came naked and barefoot.
Austin : University of Texas Press, 2002
(OCoLC)606933743
Online version:
Krieger, Alex D. (Alex Dony), 1911-
We came naked and barefoot.
Austin : University of Texas Press, 2002
(OCoLC)607782287
Named Person: Alvar Núñez Cabeza de Vaca; Alvar Núñez Cabeza de Vaca; Alvar Núñez Cabeza de Vaca; Alvar Núñez Cabeza de Vaca; Alvaro Núñez Cabeza de Vaca; Alvar Núñez Cabeza de Vaca
Material Type: Biography, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Alex D Krieger; Margery H Krieger; Alvar Núñez Cabeza de Vaca; Gonzalo Fernández de Oviedo y Valdés
ISBN: 0292743505 9780292743502
OCLC Number: 49576828
Notes: Includes translations of Nuñez Cabeza de Vaca's Relación y comentarios and of Fernández de Oviedo y Váldes' Historia general y natural de las Indias, book 35, chapters 1-7.
Description: xvii, 318 pages ; 25 cm.
Contents: pt. I. Introduction --
pt. II. The Journey of Cabeza de Vaca --
pt. III. Summary and Conclusions --
App. 1. Account of the Disasters: (Relacion de los naufragios) / Alvar Nunez Cabeza de Vaca --
App. 2. Historia general y natural de las Indias, Book 35, Chapter I-VII / Gonzalo Fernando de Oviedo y Valdez.
Series Title: Texas archaeology and ethnohistory series.
Responsibility: Alex D. Krieger ; edited by Margery H. Krieger ; foreword and afterword by Thomas R. Hester.
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