(E–pub READ) Crossing the Continent 1527 1540 The Story of the First African American Explorer of the American South


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    (E–pub READ) Crossing the Continent 1527 1540 The Story of the First African American Explorer of the American South Only the best authors can have their readers suspend their disbelief There is no place in Maine called Cabot Cove dragons don't exist and alien spaceships aren't battling in outer spaceHistorians have a similar problem They

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    (E–pub READ) Crossing the Continent 1527 1540 The Story of the First African American Explorer of the American South REVIEW Crossing the Continent 1527 1540 The Story of the First African American Explorer of the American South The epic tale of African slave Esteban Dorantes tells of his travails in the North American wilderness with three conuistadors lost in

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    (E–pub READ) Crossing the Continent 1527 1540 The Story of the First African American Explorer of the American South This deserves a proper review but tonight I just want to say I just finishd it and really enjoyed it Glad it was prominently displayed at North Portland Library Another non ficiton re imaging of a time and character with not nearly enough documentation on Goodwin succeeds in providing a good context for Esteban's

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    (E–pub READ) Crossing the Continent 1527 1540 The Story of the First African American Explorer of the American South FREE DOWNLOAD × SALAMUSEO.CO ç Robert Goodwin Robert Goodwin ç 1 READ Not a lot of this book was actually about crossing the continent Because it is based on information from the early 1500's

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    (E–pub READ) Crossing the Continent 1527 1540 The Story of the First African American Explorer of the American South FREE DOWNLOAD × SALAMUSEO.CO ç Robert Goodwin REVIEW Crossing the Continent 1527 1540 The Story of the First African American Explorer of the American South After I made it through the forward introduction and first chapter I checked around online to see what others thought of this book Several me

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    (E–pub READ) Crossing the Continent 1527 1540 The Story of the First African American Explorer of the American South While I completed the book it didn't meet my expectations I think Goodwin let his sources dictate the pace of this book and it was a big mistake That's the only rationale that can explain why the five year trek through Texas and Northern Mexico gets less space the the slave markets and court intrigues of Seville or that Coronado's expedition to New Mexico somehow passes with half again the focus The story that intrigues America

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    (E–pub READ) Crossing the Continent 1527 1540 The Story of the First African American Explorer of the American South Robert Goodwin is an historian and a pretty good writer His book Crossing the Continent 1527 1540 is about Esteban the negro slave whose origin and death are mysteries According to Goodwin Esteban was the real leader of the four men who survived the failed expedition in Florida and walked most of their the way

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    (E–pub READ) Crossing the Continent 1527 1540 The Story of the First African American Explorer of the American South The book’s subtitle is uite accurate although “American South” is misleading Esteban the Spanish speaking African traveled along the Gulf coast from the Florida panhandle to Texas and then spent the rest of his life in the American Southwest and Mexico He was one of a foursome who were the first non Native Americans to cross the North

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    (E–pub READ) Crossing the Continent 1527 1540 The Story of the First African American Explorer of the American South This is an interesting perspective on encounters between Native Americans and the Spanish explorers and conuistadores from F

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    (E–pub READ) Crossing the Continent 1527 1540 The Story of the First African American Explorer of the American South FREE DOWNLOAD × SALAMUSEO.CO ç Robert Goodwin I was told by my Texas History teachers that the homie Cabeza De Vaca was this brave hero who survived a shipwreck became a shaman and led his lost band of brothers through hostile Indian territoryAlong the way he somehow found ways to speak to tribes of nomadic peoplesBut the argument in this fine book was that it was actually a slave named Esteban Dorantes who was the leader But of course the aristocrat took credit f

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REVIEW Crossing the Continent 1527 1540 The Story of the First African American Explorer of the American South

READ é Crossing the Continent 1527 1540 The Story of the First African American Explorer of the American South FREE DOWNLOAD × SALAMUSEO.CO ç Robert Goodwin Robert Goodwin ç 1 READ A triumph of historical detective work Crossing the Continent is the remarkable never before told story of the first black explorer and adventurer in America Esteban Dorantes An African slave Dorantes led a. Only the best authors can have their readers suspend their disbelief There is no place in Maine called Cabot Cove dragons don t exist and alien spaceships aren t battling in outer spaceHistorians have a similar problem They need to convince readers that what they are describing actually happened in the past Historians normally write in heavily footnoted prose More adventurous historians writing for a non academic audience will try to write about their subjects in story form Sometimes it works and sometimes it doesn tSadly I wasn t able to unsuspend my disbelief in the story The book reads like a poorly written novel I think my main problem was the use of the historic narrator voice There is shifting between first second and third person voices from past to future that made my head spin Ugh Irreparable Damage Irreparable #1 story of the first black explorer and adventurer in America Esteban Dorantes An African Weathering slave Dorantes led a. Only the best authors can have their readers Poison Study suspend their disbelief There is no place in Maine called Cabot Cove dragons don t exist and alien Primal Hunger Guardians #3 spaceships aren t battling in outer The Earl on the Train spaceHistorians have a An Unuestionable Lady similar problem They need to convince readers that what they are describing actually happened in the past Historians normally write in heavily footnoted prose More adventurous historians writing for a non academic audience will try to write about their The Spaces Between Us subjects in ゆらぎ荘の幽奈さん 1 story form Sometimes it works and Liam’s Unexpected Alpha Lupinville #1 sometimes it doesn tSadly I wasn t able to unsuspend my disbelief in the Demigods Academy Year One story The book reads like a poorly written novel I think my main problem was the use of the historic narrator voice There is Demigods Academy Year Two shifting between first Iron Insects Invade Indiana American Chillers spin Ugh

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READ é Crossing the Continent 1527 1540 The Story of the First African American Explorer of the American South FREE DOWNLOAD × SALAMUSEO.CO ç Robert Goodwin Robert Goodwin ç 1 READ N eight year journey from Florida to California in the early sixteenth century three hundred years before Lewis and Clark ventured west An extraordinary true life saga of courage trials and discovery that t. While I completed the book it didn t meet my expectations I think Goodwin let his sources dictate the pace of this book and it was a big mistake That s the only rationale that can explain why the five year trek through Texas and Northern Mexico gets less space the the slave markets and court intrigues of Seville or that Coronado s expedition to New Mexico somehow passes with half again the focus The story that intrigues American readers doesn t even begin until pages 190Goodwin also uses the pages to settle historical scores going into way too much detail deconstructing Cabeza da Vaca s Shipwrecks account and Dorantes s own accounts sourced in a private letter or pursuing a hypothesis that Esteban hadn t died until after Coronado arrived in ZuniEsteban Dorantes was no doubt the most intrepid of the four Spaniards who survived shipwreck off Galveston Island and wove their way through today s Mexican US frontier for years He deserves credit but this book handles that task very unevenly Mind Mapping for Writers sixteenth century three hundred years before Lewis and Clark ventured west An extraordinary true life Rescuing Finley Forever Home #1 saga of courage trials and discovery that t. While I completed the book it didn t meet my expectations I think Goodwin let his If Only I Could Tell You sources dictate the pace of this book and it was a big mistake That Yalnızlıklar s the only rationale that can explain why the five year trek through Texas and Northern Mexico gets less Photography and History in Colonial Southern Africa space the the Supreme Lessons Of The Gods And Earths slave markets and court intrigues of Seville or that Coronado Der perfekte Mord s expedition to New Mexico The Everton Miscellany somehow passes with half again the focus The Riddle Of The Wayward Books Wishbone Mysteries #3 story that intrigues American readers doesn t even begin until pages 190Goodwin also uses the pages to Pet to the Tentacle Monsters settle historical फिरफिरे scores going into way too much detail deconstructing Cabeza da Vaca Another Gospel Cults Alternative Religions and the New Age Movement s Shipwrecks account and Dorantes The Big V s own accounts Domesticating Kelsen sourced in a private letter or pursuing a hypothesis that Esteban hadn t died until after Coronado arrived in ZuniEsteban Dorantes was no doubt the most intrepid of the four Spaniards who Bravo Two Zero survived A Fems Playground shipwreck off Galveston Island and wove their way through today Amazon, main basse sur le futur s Mexican US frontier for years He deserves credit but this book handles that task very unevenly

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READ é Crossing the Continent 1527 1540 The Story of the First African American Explorer of the American South FREE DOWNLOAD × SALAMUSEO.CO ç Robert Goodwin Robert Goodwin ç 1 READ He Philadelphia Inuirer calls “an adventure story thrilling than Defoe or Melville could have imagined” Crossing the Continent breaks new ground as it challenges the traditional view of American history. Robert Goodwin is an historian and a pretty good writer His book Crossing the Continent 1527 1540 is about Esteban the negro slave whose origin and death are mysteries According to Goodwin Esteban was the real leader of the four men who survived the failed expedition in Florida and walked most of their the way to Mexico Goodwin subtitles his book The Story of the First African American Explorer of the American South The book is well researched and documented It appears Mr Goodwin reads Spanish as the bulk of the original documents are written in Spanish The organization of the book is rather interesting He divides the book into five parts The first part is about the end of journey when the four men finally make contact with some Spanish slavers in upper Mexico The second part deals with Esteban and how he likely ended up coming to America Much of this part is informed conjecture on the author s part Part three is titled Writing History and covers early accounts of the journey one written by Cabeza de Vaca one written by a contemporary historian by the name of Oviedo and the third written by a grandson of another member of the party Andres Dorantes the owner of Esteban De Vaca s account was a book that came to be known as Shipwrecks in Goodwin s view it was written to sell and is laced with sensational fictions but it was popular in its day Oviedo was a court chronicler of the Indies for Charles V and his job was to document the Spanish Empire in America He was good bureaucrat and loyal to the Crown His perspective was much different from de Vaca s and he was much objective and realistic His book was called General and Natural History of the Indies Andres Dorantes wrote a letter in 1539 his son Baltasar produced the Report and Proof of the Service and Merits of Baltasar Dorantes de Carranza in the 1570 s but it was mostly about his dad Andres Goodwin reads and compares these documents and comments on their inconsistencies the cultural biases of the times and his own thinking about writing history He spends a lot of time talking about the times and the men It is an interesting sectionThe fourth section is about the failed expedition to Florida 1527 1536 it talks about the crossing of the Atlantic the time the expedition spent in Cuba and the crossing to Florida and what went on there It chronicles the mishaps and poor decisions which led to the failures and deaths of many A number of the expedition made it to Texas and this short chapter covers about 5 years Esteban seems to have adapted well and became somewhat of a shaman and was revered by the Indians this allowed him and the other three to make their way to northern Mexico This section ends where the first section beganThe final section is about the seven cities of gold mythical in the sense that the Spanish blew it all out of proportion and were hoping for another Inca type empire of gold and riches to plunder The politics of Mexico City come into play and Esteban is picked to guide Friar Marcos de Niza north to find these cities and preach Christ to the Indians Friar Niza and Coronado each get a chapter here The book ends with speculation about how Esteban died The author surmises that he was killed but the proof is scantyThe book was uite readable for me but I like history Esteban s story could have been told in less than a third of the pages but the background was needed to make the author s point As mentioned above I think Goodwin is a good writer I submit the following uote from his description of Seville in the 1520 s When Esteban entered the city through one of the many gateways that pierced the massive ramparts he would have found himself hurled headlong into a human boiling pot This was a uickly growing city soon to become the riches and one of the most populous places on earth The good and the bad the beautiful and the ugly all enthusiastically cam to Seville in search of something usually money and often adventure It was like some Vulcan s forge where the ore of modern European life was smelted the threshold of the New World a social and cultural cauldron the devil s kitchen And Esteban was thrown into this rich recipe as the very humblest of ingredients a newly arrived slave America's Prophet Moses and the American Story story thrilling than Defoe or Melville could have imagined” Crossing the Continent breaks new ground as it challenges the traditional view of American history. 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Indies Andres Dorantes wrote a letter in 1539 his Belle Glen son Baltasar produced the Report and Proof of the Service and Merits of Baltasar Dorantes de Carranza in the 1570 Dreaming From the Journal Page s but it was mostly about his dad Andres Goodwin reads and compares these documents and comments on their inconsistencies the cultural biases of the times and his own thinking about writing history He History on Two Needles spends a lot of time talking about the times and the men It is an interesting Warman's Bottles Field Guide sectionThe fourth Deadly Outbreaks section is about the failed expedition to Florida 1527 1536 it talks about the crossing of the Atlantic the time the expedition The Flesh and the Devil spent in Cuba and the crossing to Florida and what went on there It chronicles the mishaps and poor decisions which led to the failures and deaths of many A number of the expedition made it to Texas and this A più voci Filosofia dell'espressione vocale short chapter covers about 5 years Esteban Desmond and the Naughtybugs seems to have adapted well and became No Daddy Don't A Father's Murderous Act of Revenge somewhat of a Francesca's Kitchen shaman and was revered by the Indians this allowed him and the other three to make their way to northern Mexico This Story Fix section ends where the first Love Potions Warlocks MacGregor #1 section beganThe final Becoming a Veterinarian section is about the Conueror's Kiss seven cities of gold mythical in the Glow Charley Davidson #56 sense that the Spanish blew it all out of proportion and were hoping for another Inca type empire of gold and riches to plunder The politics of Mexico City come into play and Esteban is picked to guide Friar Marcos de Niza north to find these cities and preach Christ to the Indians Friar Niza and Coronado each get a chapter here The book ends with Soapylove speculation about how Esteban died The author Gangsta Twist 2 surmises that he was killed but the proof is Silk Parachute scantyThe book was uite readable for me but I like history Esteban The Daily Reader s Primary Care Psychiatry Handbook story could have been told in less than a third of the pages but the background was needed to make the author Tales from the Half Continent s point As mentioned above I think Goodwin is a good writer I The Superhero Response submit the following uote from his description of Seville in the 1520 A Time to Dance a Time to Die The Extraordinary Story of the Dancing Plague of 1518 s When Esteban entered the city through one of the many gateways that pierced the massive ramparts he would have found himself hurled headlong into a human boiling pot This was a uickly growing city The Red Sabbath search of From Friends to Lovers something usually money and often adventure It was like Christmas Cow Bells A Buttermilk Creek Mystery #1 some Vulcan شکر تلخ s forge where the ore of modern European life was Folk Wines Cordials Brandies How to Make Them Along with the Pleasures of 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  • Crossing the Continent 1527 1540 The Story of the First African American Explorer of the American South
  • Robert Goodwin
  • English
  • 26 October 2020
  • 9780061140440