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Juan Ponce de Leon.

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Date Issued:
1908
Summary:
Biography of Juan Ponce de León, including a description of the events in Spain and the Caribbean which may have shaped the his early life. Discusses relations between the Spaniards and the Indians of the West Indies, chiefly those found in Hispaniola and Puerto Rico. Chapter XIV (p. 182-[198]) gives an account of Ponce de León's discovery of Florida in 1513. His return and death there in 1521 is given in Ch. XX (p. 269-[282]).
Title: Juan Ponce de Leon.
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Name(s): Ober, Frederick A. (Frederick Albion), 1849-1913
PALMM (Project)
Type of Resource: text
Genre: Bibliography
Text
Issuance: monographic
Date Issued: 1908
Publisher: Harper & Brothers
Place of Publication: New York, N.Y.
Physical Form: electronic resource
Extent: 287 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, portraits, maps ; 19 cm.
Language(s): English
Summary: Biography of Juan Ponce de León, including a description of the events in Spain and the Caribbean which may have shaped the his early life. Discusses relations between the Spaniards and the Indians of the West Indies, chiefly those found in Hispaniola and Puerto Rico. Chapter XIV (p. 182-[198]) gives an account of Ponce de León's discovery of Florida in 1513. His return and death there in 1521 is given in Ch. XX (p. 269-[282]).
Table of Contents: The valiant exemplar -- Fighting the Moors -- Ponce de Leon in America -- A soldier in Hispaniola -- The rebellion in Higuey -- Capture of Cotubanama -- Juan Ponce, provincial governor -- Invasion of Porto Rico -- Subjugation of Boriquen -- War with Agueybana -- The island's aborigines -- The governor builds a castle -- The fount of perennial youth -- Florida and Bimini -- Becerrico the blood-hound -- Adelantado of Florida -- Seeking the man-eaters -- Encounters with cannibals -- Defeated by Caribs -- Juan Ponce's last campaign.
Target Audience: College students and adults
Target Audience: general
Identifier: AAA7988QF00010/16/200311/23/200416176BfamIa D0QF (FCLAZ), ONICF061- 7 (Source), FHP C CF 2003-10-16 (SNX), FCLA url 20040617xOCLC (snx), 55694722 (oclc), CF00001643 (IID), 2573840 (digitool), ucf:15662 (fedora)
Note(s): Includes bibliographical references and index.
Electronic reproduction. [Florida] : State University System of Florida, PALMM Project, 2004. (Florida heritage collection) Mode of access: World Wide Web. System requirements: Internet connectivity; Web browser software; Adobe Acrobat Reader to view and print PDF files. Electronically digitized by the University of Central Florida from a book held in the Main Library at the University of Central Florida, Orlando.
Subject(s): Ponce de Le´on, Juan, 1460?-1521
Indians, Treatment of -- West Indies -- History
Indians of the West Indies -- First contact with Europeans
West Indies -- History -- 16th century
Florida -- Discovery and exploration -- Spanish
European Discovery and Settlement in Florida, 1492-1821 -- Explorers and Travelers, 1492-1700
Biography
Indians of North America
History
Military history
Race relations
Library Classification: E125.P7 O2 1908
Persistent Link to This Record: http://purl.flvc.org/fcla/tc/fhp/CF00001643.jpg
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Host Institution: UCF
Is Part of Series: Heroes of American history.
Original Title: Juan Ponce de León.
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Is Part of Series: Florida Heritage Collection.
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