We Came Naked and Barefoot: The Journey of Cabeza de Vaca across North America

We Came Naked and Barefoot: The Journey of Cabeza de Vaca across North America

by Alex D. Krieger, Alvar Nunez Cabeza De Vaca, Gonzalo Fernandez De Oviedo y. Valdes
     
 

ISBN-10: 0292743505

ISBN-13: 9780292743502

Pub. Date: 01/01/2003

Publisher: University of Texas Press

In 1527 a doomed expedition left Spain for Florida. Most of the 600 men were lost when the fleet was wrecked off Texas. Four men escaped, including Cabeza de Vaca, only to endure six years of captivity by Native Americans. In 1536 they arrived in Mexico City having escaped and walked at least 1,500 miles across North America.

Overview

In 1527 a doomed expedition left Spain for Florida. Most of the 600 men were lost when the fleet was wrecked off Texas. Four men escaped, including Cabeza de Vaca, only to endure six years of captivity by Native Americans. In 1536 they arrived in Mexico City having escaped and walked at least 1,500 miles across North America.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780292743502
Publisher:
University of Texas Press
Publication date:
01/01/2003
Series:
Texas Archaeology and Ethnohistory Series
Edition description:
1ST
Pages:
336
Product dimensions:
9.40(w) x 6.30(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents


  • Foreword
  • Preface
  • Part I: Introduction
  • Part II: The Journey of Cabeza de Vaca
  • Part III: Summary and Conclusions
  • Afterword
  • Appendix 1: Account of the Disasters (Relación de los naufragios), by Álvar Núñez Cabeza de Vaca
  • Appendix 2: Historia general y natural de las Indias, Book 35, Chapters I-VII, by Gonzalo Fernando de Oviedo y Váldez
  • References
  • Supplemental References
  • Index

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