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The Resource The search for Mabila : the decisive battle between Hernando de Soto and Chief Tascalusa, edited by Vernon James Knight, Jr

The search for Mabila : the decisive battle between Hernando de Soto and Chief Tascalusa, edited by Vernon James Knight, Jr

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The search for Mabila : the decisive battle between Hernando de Soto and Chief Tascalusa
Title
The search for Mabila
Title remainder
the decisive battle between Hernando de Soto and Chief Tascalusa
Statement of responsibility
edited by Vernon James Knight, Jr
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
One of the most profound events in sixteenth-century North America was a ferocious battle between the Spanish army of Hernando de Soto and a larger force of Indian warriors under the leadership of a feared chieftain named Tascalusa. The site of this battle was a small fortified border town within an Indian province known as Mabila. Although the Indians were defeated, the battle was a decisive blow to Spanish plans for the conquest and settlement of what is now the southeastern United States. For in that battle, De Soto's army lost its baggage, including all proofs of the richness of the landp
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Action
digitized
Cataloging source
MERUC
Dewey number
970.01/6092
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
E125.S7
LC item number
S43 2009eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Knight, Vernon J
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  • Soto, Hernando de
  • Tuskaloosa
  • Mabila, Battle of, Ala., 1540
  • Spaniards
  • Choctaw Indians
  • Spaniards
  • Choctaw Indians
  • Excavations (Archaeology)
  • Southern States
  • Soto, Hernando de
  • Tuskaloosa
  • HISTORY
  • HISTORY
  • Choctaw Indians
  • Choctaw Indians
  • Discoveries in geography
  • Excavations (Archaeology)
  • Spaniards
  • Spaniards
  • Alabama
  • Southern States
Label
The search for Mabila : the decisive battle between Hernando de Soto and Chief Tascalusa, edited by Vernon James Knight, Jr
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 247-266) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
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
Control code
733242498
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (x, 277 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780817382421
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)733242498
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Label
The search for Mabila : the decisive battle between Hernando de Soto and Chief Tascalusa, edited by Vernon James Knight, Jr
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 247-266) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
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
Control code
733242498
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (x, 277 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780817382421
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)733242498
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

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