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The Jumanos : hunters and traders of the South Plains

Author: Nancy Parrott Hickerson
Publisher: Austin : University of Texas Press, 1994.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : State or province government publication : English : 1st edView all editions and formats

In the late sixteenth century, Spanish explorers described encounters with North American people they called 'Jumanos.' This book proposes that they were indeed a distinctive tribe, their wide travel  Read more...


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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Hickerson, Nancy Parrott.
Austin : University of Texas Press, 1994
(DLC) 93039838
Material Type: Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Nancy Parrott Hickerson
OCLC Number: 624323184
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xxviii, 270 pages) : illustrations, maps
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: pt. 1. Jumano Chronology, 1535-1610: First Encounters: Indians and Conquistadors. 1. The Travels of Cabeza de Vaca. 2. Explorations by Way of the Western Corridor. 3. Opening the Central Corridor. 4. The Illegal Entrada of Castano de Sosa. 5. Juan de Onate and the Conquest of New Mexico. 6. The Jumanos at the Dawn of History --
pt. 2. Jumano Chronology, 1610-1685: Franciscans and Indians in New Mexico. 7. New Mexico in the 1620's. 8. Fray Juan de Salas' Mission to the Jumanos. 9. The Jumanos at Mid-Century. 10. The Pueblo Rebellion of 1680 and Its Aftermath. 11. The Expedition to the Rio de las Nueces. 12. Alonso de Posada's Report: The Jumano World in 1685 --
pt. 3. Jumano Chronology, 1685-1700: The Decline and Fall of the Jumano Trade Empire. 13. La Salle's Colony: The French Connection. 14. Approaches from Coahuila. 15. The View from Parral. 16. Fin de Siecle: The Jumano Diaspora --
pt. 4. Continuity and Change in Jumano Culture. 17. The Jumano Identity Crisis. 18. The Trade Network. 19. From History to Prehistory.
Responsibility: Nancy Parrott Hickerson.


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