Conquistador in chains : Cabeza de Vaca and the Indians of the Americas (Book, 1997) [Hayden Memorial Library @ Citrus College]
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Conquistador in chains : Cabeza de Vaca and the Indians of the Americas

Author: David A Howard
Publisher: Tuscaloosa : University of Alabama Press, ©1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The current image of the Spanish conquest of America and of the conquistadores who carried it out is one of destruction and oppression. One conquistador does not fit that image. A life-changing adventure led Alvar Nunez Cabeza de Vaca to seek a different kind of conquest, one that would be just and humane, true to Spanish religion and law yet safeguarding liberty and justice for the Indians of the New World. His use  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biography
Named Person: Alvar Núñez Cabeza de Vaca; Alvar Núñez Cabeza de Vaca; Alvar Núñez Cabeza de Vaca; Alvar Núñez Cabeza de Vaca; Álvaro Núñez Cabeza de Vaca; Alvar Nunẽz Cabeza de Vaca; Alvaro Núñez Cabeza de Vaca
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David A Howard
ISBN: 0817308288 9780817308285
OCLC Number: 34320148
Description: xii, 259 pages : maps ; 23 cm
Responsibility: David A. Howard.
Local System Bib Number:
1610475867688_271548

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This historical text explores the life of de Vaca, whose more humane and Christian methods of leadership of the Indians of America, opposed the self interest of the Spaniards. It shows how De Vaca  Read more...
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