Chronicle of the Narvaez Expedition [Audiobook] download free by Alvar Nunez Cabeza De Vaca

Chronicle of the Narvaez Expedition Audiobook download free by Alvar Nunez Cabeza De Vaca
  • Listen audiobook: Chronicle of the Narvaez Expedition
  • Author: Alvar Nunez Cabeza De Vaca
  • Release date: 2002/6/10
  • Publisher: PENGUIN BOOKS AUSTRALIA
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Travel and Holiday Guides
  • ISBN: 9780142437070
  • Rating: 7.38 of 10
  • Votes: 638
  • Review by: Nicolas Haywood
  • Review rating: 9.18 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/9/7
  • Duration: 1H58M41S in 256 kbps (32 MB)
  • Date of creation of the audiobook: 2018-07-14
  • You can listen to this audiobook in formats: WavPack, WAV, FLAC, MP3, WMA, MPEG4 (compression XZ, ZIP, 7Z, ISO, RAR, TAR.BZ2)
  • Total pages original book: 160
  • Includes a PDF summary of 18 pages
  • Duration of the summary (audio): 14M11S (3.6 MB)
  • Description or summary of the audiobook: This story of survival is the first major narrative of the exploration of North America by Europeans (1528-1536). The author, Alvar Nunez Cabeza de Vaca, was a fortune-seeking Spanish nobleman and the treasurer of an expedition sent to claim for Spain the vast area of today's southern Unived States. A shipwreck forced him and a handful of men to make the long westward journey on foot from the present day Florida via Louisiana and Texas to California. In order to survive, Cabeza de Vaca joined native peoples along the way, learning their languages and practices, serving them as a slave and later as a physician. The narrative is a trove of ethnographic information, with descriptions and interpretations of native cultures that make it a powerful precursor to modern anthropology.
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Geographical Discovery & Exploration, European History, History Of The Americas, Classic Travel Writing, Early Modern History: C 1450/1500 To C 1700, General & World History
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 12.93 USD
  • Dimensions: 131x199x10mm
  • Weight: 132g
  • Printed by: Not Available
  • Published in: Hawthorn, Australia

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