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The search for Mabila : the decisive battle between Hernando de Soto and Chief Tascalusa  Cover Image Book Book

The search for Mabila : the decisive battle between Hernando de Soto and Chief Tascalusa

Knight, Vernon J. (Added Author).

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  • ISBN: 9780817355425
  • ISBN: 0817316590
  • ISBN: 9780817355425
  • ISBN: 0817355421
  • ISBN: 9780817382421
  • ISBN: 0817382429
  • Physical Description: x, 277 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: Tuscaloosa : University of Alabama Press, ©2009.

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General Note:
Papers originally delivered at the conference "The Search for Mabila : A Three-Day Multidisciplinary Workshop", held at the University of Alabama, Sept. 28-30, 2006.
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 247-266) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
An account of the Battle of Mabila, by an eyewitness / Luys Hernández de Biedma, translated and edited by John E. Worth -- The Battle of Mabila in historical perspective / Lawrence A. Clayton -- How historical are the de Soto chronicles? / George E. Lankford -- The de Soto map and the luna narratives: an overview of other sixteenth-century sources / Kathryn E. Holland Braund -- A review of de Soto's itinerary between Talisi and Apafalaya / Vernon James Knight jr. -- The village of Mabila: archaeological expectations / Ned J. Jenkins -- What Indian pottery of sixteenth-century central Alabama looks like and why it matters / Amanda L. Regnier -- What do Spanish expeditionary artifacts of circa 1540 look like and how often are they preserved? / Gregory A. Waselkove -- The present state of archaeological survey and site file data for the Alabama River and adjacent regions / Craig T. Sheldon jr. -- The United States and Alabama de Soto commissions / Douglas E. Jones -- Seeking methods that work / Vernon James Knight jr. -- A comparative analysis of the de Soto accounts on the route and events at Mabila / Robbie Ethridge [and others] -- The Battle of Mabila: competing narratives / Kathryn E. Holland Braund -- Tracing De Soto's trail to Mabila / Eugene M. Wilson, Douglas E. Jones, and Neal G. Lineback -- The archaeology of Mabila's cultural landscape / Gregory A. Waselkov, Linda Derry, and Ned J. Jenkins.
Subject: Soto, Hernando de, approximately 1500-1542 > Congresses.
Tuskaloosa, Chief > Congresses.
Soto, Hernando de, approximately 1500-1542.
Tuskaloosa, Jefe.
Soto, Hernando de, approximately 1500-1542.
Tuskaloosa, Chief.
Mabila, Battle of, Ala., 1540 > Congresses.
Southern States > Discovery and exploration > Spanish > Congresses.
Spaniards > Southern States > History > 16th century > Congresses.
Choctaw Indians > First contact with Europeans > Congresses.
Spaniards > Southern States > Antiquities.
Choctaw Indians > Antiquities.
Excavations (Archaeology) > Alabama.
Mabila, Batalla de, 1540.
Choctaws > Historia.
América del Norte > Descubrimientos y exploraciones > Españoles.
Choctaw Indians > Antiquities.
Choctaw Indians > First contact with Europeans.
Discoveries in geography > Spanish.
Excavations (Archaeology)
Spaniards > Antiquities.
Southern States.
Genre: Conference papers and proceedings.

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