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No additional import charges at delivery! Cabeza de Vaca and his last three men struggled to survive. For many peoples the accounts of Cabeza de Vaca and Hernando de Soto are the only written records of their existence.

Its author, Alvar Nunez Cabeza de Vaca, a fortune-seeking sixteenth-century Spanish nobleman, was the treasurer of an expedition to claim for the Spanish Crown a vast area that includes today’s Florida, Louisiana, and Texas. See details for additional description. Refer to eBay Return policy for more details. Texas State Historical Association. The Relation is the only account of many details concerning the indigenous people whom he encountered.

Cabeza thd Vaca’s gripping narrative is a trove of ethnographic information, with descriptions and interpretations of native nnarrative that make it a powerful precursor to modern anthropology. Remember me on castawas computer. Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglas: Melchor Diaz ordered Cabeza to bring the natives back from the forests so that they would re-cultivate the land. This item will ship to United Statesbut the seller has not specified shipping options. We xlvar only ship to the address that is entered into PayPal when payment is made!


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Traveling mostly with this small group, Cabeza de Vaca explored what is now the U. The expedition continued to Cuba, where Cabeza de Vaca took two ships to recruit more men and buy supplies.

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Ships same day or next business day! Not long after this, Cabeza encountered the chief Alcalde Spanish captain of the province named Melchor Diaz.

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Castaways: The Narrative of Alvar Núñez Cabeza de Vaca

Returns We have a 30 day return policy. The author of tje “Naufragios”Alvar Nunez Cabeza de Vaca, was a fortune-seeking nobleman and the treasurer of an expedition to claim for Spain a vast area that includes today’s Florida, Louisiana, and Texas. In his writing Cabeza de Vaca displays great interest in the cultures of the native peoples he encountered on his odyssey.


We accept PayPal for all eBay orders. Others, including Cabeza de Vaca joined native peoples he met along the way, learning their languages and practices, and serving them as a slave and later as a physician. As he forged intimate bonds with some of them, sharing their brutal living conditions and curing their sick, he casttaways himself on a voyage of self-discovery that was to make his reunion with castsways fellow Spaniards less joyful than expected.

Cabeza de Vaca was assigned to find a usable route from this colony to the colony in Peru, on the other side of the Andes Mountains on the Pacific Coast.

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