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Author Name:    PRIESTLEY, Herbert Ingram.

Title:   Tristan de Luna, Conquistador of the Old South : A Study of Spanish Imperial Strategy.

Publisher:    Porcupine Press, Philadelphia, 1980, ISBN:087991372X 

Seller ID:   88199

PRIESTLEY, Herbert Ingram. Tristan de Luna, Conquistador of the Old South :A Study of Spanish Imperial Strategy. Philadelphia : Porcupine Press, (198 0). Pp [1]-215,(1). Index. 8vo, brown cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Firstpublished in 1936. No. 49 in the Perspectives in American History series. Contents : The Pursuit of the Fabulous; Incentives to Wider Expansion; The Choice of a New Conqueror; Induction and Enlistment; The Voyage and InitialDisaster; Failure to Hold the Interior; Starvation and Bickerings; The Law of the Christian Graces; The Window on the Atlantic. Tristán de Luna y Are llano (1519–1571) was a Spanish conquistador of the 16th century. Born in Borobia, Spain, he came to New Spain in about 1530, and was sent on an expedition to conquer Florida in 1559. In August of that year, he established anephemeral colony at modern-day Pensacola, one of the earliest European set tlements within the present-day United States. Very good. 45.00


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