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Author Goodwin, Robert, 1969-
Title Crossing the continent, 1527-1540 : the story of the first African-American explorer of the American South / Robert Goodwin.
Publication Info. New York : Harper, c2008.
Open Library Cover
Location Call No. Status
 Stack 7  92 E7936 G    IN LIBRARY
Edition 1st ed.
Description xviii, 414 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [375]-392) and index.
Contents Journey's end: the first crossing of America, 1536 -- Camino Real: the royal road to Mexico City, 1536 -- Mexico City: July 1536 -- Fiesta: July 1536 -- Negro Alárabe -- Natural de Azamor: the slave trade -- Jerez: 1522 -- Seville: 1522-1527 -- Oviedo and Cabeza de Vaca -- Dorantes and the archive of the Indies -- Atlantic crossing: 1527 -- Cuba: 1527-1528 -- Florida: 1528 -- The isle of misfortune: 1528-1529 -- Texas: 1529-1533 -- Shamanism: 1533-1535 -- The Rio Grande: 1535 -- Friar Marcos de Niza: 1536-1538 -- Francisco Vázquez de Coronado: 1538-1539 -- Chronicles of Esteban's death -- Epilogue: resurrection.
Subject Estevan, d. 1539.
Explorers -- America -- Biography.
Explorers -- Spain -- Biography.
Black people -- America -- Biography.
Slaves -- America -- Biography.
Southwestern States -- Discovery and exploration -- Spanish.
Southern States -- Discovery and exploration -- Spanish.
Slavery -- America -- History -- 16th century.
Cibola, Seven Cities of.
Added Title Story of the first African-American explorer of the American South
ISBN 9780061140440 (hardcover)
0061140449 (hardcover)
9780061140457 (pbk.)
0061140457 (pbk.)
9780061705298 (e-book)
0061705292 (e-book)