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Cultural Writing. A new and improved translation of the Spanish explorer's chronicle of his journey across a large portion of what is now the United States. De Vaca's journey (1528 - 1536) of hardship and misfortune is one of the most remarkable in the history of the New World and contains many first descriptions of the land and their inhabitants. THE ACCOUNT is of estimable value for students of history an literature, ethnographers, anthropologists, and the general reader. It is the second literary text to be issued by a national project to reconstruct the literary history of Hispanics of the United States.

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The Account: Alvar Nunez Cabeza de Vaca's Relacion, is a new and improved translation of Spanish explorer Alvar Nunez Cabeza de Vaca's chronicle of his journey across a large portion of what is now the United States.

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ISBN:
9781558850606
Editor:
Fernandez, Jose
Editor:
Korrol, Virginia Sanchez
Editor:
Favata, Martin
Editor:
Fernandez, Jose
Editor:
Korrol, Virginia Sanchez
Author:
Vaca, Alvar Nunez Cabeza De
Editor:
Favata, Martin
Publisher:
Arte Publico Press
Subject:
General
Subject:
Discovery and exploration
Subject:
History
Subject:
United states
Subject:
Minority Studies
Subject:
North American
Subject:
Latin america
Subject:
Expeditions & Discoveries
Subject:
United States - General
Subject:
Native American-General Native American Studies
Copyright:
Publication Date:
20010431
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
156
Dimensions:
8.44x5.38x.44 in. .45 lbs.

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Biography » General
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