Chronicle of the Narvaez Expedition

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    Jun 25, 2002 | 160 Pages

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    Jun 25, 2002 | 160 Pages

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Table Of Contents

Introduction by Ilan Stavans; Revised and Annotated Translation by Harold Augenbraum

Suggested Further Reading
Illustrations: Facsimile of the Title Page of the 1542 Edition; The Route of Cabeza de Vaca
A Note on the Text
Chronicle of the Narvaez Expedition by Alvar Nunez Cabeza de Vaca
Chapter One: When the Fleet Left Spain and the Men Who Went with It
Chapter Two: How the Governor Came to Xagua and Brought a Pilot with Him
Chapter Three: How We Arrived in Florida
Chapter Four: How We Went to the Interior
Chapter Five: How the Governor Left the Ships
Chapter Six: How We Got to Apalache
Chapter Seven: The Lay of the Land
Chapter Eight: How We Left Aute
Chapter Nine: How We Left the Bay of Horses
Chapter Ten: On the Skirmish We Had with the Indians
Chapter Eleven: What Happened to Lope de Oviedo with Some Indians
Chapter Twelve: How the Indians Brought Us Food
Chapter Thirteen: How We Learned About Other Christians
Chapter Fourteen: How Four Christians Departed
Chapter Fifteen: What Happened to Us on the Isle of Misfortune
Chapter Sixteen: How the Christians Left the Island
Chapter Seventeen: How the Indians Arrived with Andrés Dorantes and Castillo and Estavanico
Chapter Eighteen: Esquiviel’s Account, Related by Figueroa
Chapter Nineteen: How the Indians Separated Us
Chapter Twenty: How We Fled
Chapter Twenty-One: How We Cured Several Sick People
Chapter Twenty-Two: How the Following Day They Brought Other Sick People
Chapter Twenty-Three: How We Departed After Eating the Dogs
Chapter Twenty-Four: The Customs of the Indians of That Land
Chapter Twenty-Five: How Ready the Indians Are with Weapons
Chapter Twenty-Six: On Nations and Languages
Chapter Twenty-Seven: How We Moved and Were Received
Chapter Twenty-Eight: On Another New Custom
Chapter Twenty-Nine: How They Steal from One Another
Chapter Thirty: How the Manner of Reception Changed
Chapter Thirty-One: How We Followed the Corn Trail
Chapter Thirty-Two: How They Gave Us Hearts of Deer
Chapter Thirty-Three: How We Saw Traces of Christians
Chapter Thirty-Four: How I Sent for the Christians
Chapter Thirty-Five: How Well the Chief Magistrate Received Us on the Night of Our Arrival
Chapter Thirty-Six: How We Had Churches Built in That Land
Chapter Thirty-Seven: What Occurred When I Wished to Return
Chapter Thirty-Eight: What Happened to the Others Who Went to the Indies


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