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Perspectives from Historical Archaeology: The Archaeology of Spanish Missions and Colonies in the New World By SHA
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A compilation by Steve A. Tomka and Timothy K. Perttula including articles from Historical Archaeology. Topics include Theoretical Perspectives and Approaches, Context and Process of Material... More > Culture, Reflections on Identity, Status, and Culture Change, Subsistence, and Site Structure. For a complete Table of Contents, please view http://pastfoundation.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/11/PerttulaAndTomkaTOCPNG-copy.png, or visit the publication’s homepage and click “preview” beneath the large image of the cover, which will display the first few pages of the book.< Less
Perspectives from Historical Archaeology: The Archaeology of Spanish Missions and Colonies in the New World By SHA
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A compilation by Steve A. Tomka and Timothy K. Perttula including articles from Historical Archaeology. Topics include Theoretical Perspectives and Approaches, Context and Process of Material... More > Culture, Reflections on Identity, Status, and Culture Change, Subsistence, and Site Structure. For a complete Table of Contents, please view http://pastfoundation.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/11/PerttulaAndTomkaTOCPNG-copy.png, or visit the publication’s homepage and click “preview” beneath the large image of the cover, which will display the first few pages of the book.< Less
La Gloria An American Colony By Boyd Leuenberger
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The Cuban Colonization Company owns and holds deeds for two large tracts of the best land in Cuba, situated on the north coast in the Province of Puerto Principe, the most fertile and healthful... More > portion of the island. This region is being rapidly colonized by enterprising Americans, who own and are developing thousands of plantations in the immediate vicinity of our holdings. We are selling this valuable land in small tracts, from five to forty acres each, at a low price, payable in monthly installments. La Gloria an American Colony is a history of La Gloria, the first and largest American colony in Cuba. In addition this book contains a collection of vignetts provided by the descendants of some of the first settlers. This book is for anyone interested in American history or early Cuban American relations. In addition, this book contains reference material for 100s of American families which will be of special interest to family genealogists.< Less
Colonial Cuba English By Raúl Eduardo Chao
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The Spanish 400 year domination that ended in 1898 was followed by four years of US occupation that offered Cubans their first lessons on how to govern a country. The enlightened European... More > civilization that Spain had brought to Cuba had been blighted by selfish economic and political impositions. After 1898, the constructive years of American government control were marred by the burden of an unwelcomed Platt amendment. This book presents a series of episodes of these 400 years of Colonial Cuba. Cuba continues to this day trying to be free and independent.< Less
American History Volume III: The Southern Colonies By Jacob Abbott
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Part three of an eight part series on the history of America from its earliest times through to the age of George Washington, told by master storyteller Jacob Abbott. This volume starts with the... More > very first sixteenth century colonization attempts in what is today the southern United States. It provides fascinating details of the early French settlers, who predated even the Spanish—and of how the religious strife in Europe between Catholic and Protestant, from which they had fled, followed them to the New World. The book then moves on to describe the Spanish settlement of Florida, and then the intervention of the English settlers. Drawing upon original sources, manuscripts and diaries, Abbott weaves a gripping tale of the failure of the first English colonial attempts, including the famous “lost colony” of Roanoke, the second colony, the birth of the first European child on American shores, and of the incredible deprivations suffered by these early pioneers.< Less
American History Volume III: The Southern Colonies By Jacob Abbott
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Part three of an eight part series on the history of America from its earliest times through to the age of George Washington, told by master storyteller Jacob Abbott. This volume starts with the very... More > first sixteenth century colonization attempts in what is today the southern United States. It provides fascinating details of the early French settlers, who predated even the Spanish—and of how the religious strife in Europe between Catholic and Protestant, from which they had fled, followed them to the New World. The book then moves on to describe the Spanish settlement of Florida, and then the intervention of the English settlers. Drawing upon original sources, manuscripts and diaries, Abbott weaves a gripping tale of the failure of the first English colonial attempts, including the famous “lost colony” of Roanoke, the second colony, the birth of the first European child on American shores, and of the incredible deprivations suffered by these early pioneers.< Less
The Diary of Eleanor Dare, Roanoke Colony, 1587 - 1588 By Alan Baggett
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By chance researchers investigating the sixteenth century Spanish warship 'Indicador del Curso' in The Archivo General de Indias in Seville, Spain found the journal of an unnamed English woman. A... More > later search thorugh the library of Sir Walter Raleigh found not only companion pages to that journal - but also yielded the name of the diarist. Eleanor Dare. What really happened to the the so-called 'Lost Colony' of Planters that landed on Roanoke Island in Virginia Province in the year 1587 of Our Lord? And where did they go? Finally the mystery is solved!< Less
The Diary of Eleanor Dare, Roanoke Colony, 1587 - 1588 By Alan Baggett
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By chance researchers investigating the sixteenth century Spanish warship 'Indicador del Curso' in The Archivo General de Indias in Seville, Spain found the journal of an unnamed English woman. A... More > later search thorugh the library of Sir Walter Raleigh found not only companion pages to that journal - but also yielded the name of the diarist. Eleanor Dare. What really happened to the the so-called 'Lost Colony' of Planters that landed on Roanoke Island in Virginia Province in the year 1587 of Our Lord? And where did they go? Finally the mystery is solved!< Less
American History: Volume V—Wars of the Colonies By Jacob Abbott
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Part five of an eight part series on the history of America from its earliest times through to the age of George Washington, told by master storyteller Jacob Abbott. Starting with a brief... More > recapitulation of the establishment of the thirteen colonies along the Atlantic seaboard of North America, this volume then details the interactions—in war and peace—of the early European settlers with the Indians and with each other. The major early Indian wars—with the Pequot and King Philip—are discussed in little-known but fascinating detail. Included are many action-packed anecdotes of life on the frontier, the hardships of pioneer life—and duplicity and strife between Indian and European. Read also of the clashes between the English and the French in Canada and in the interior, and the effect of the War of the Spanish Succession in North America.< Less
American History: Volume V—Wars of the Colonies By Jacob Abbott
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Part five of an eight part series on the history of America from its earliest times through to the age of George Washington, told by master storyteller Jacob Abbott. Starting with a brief... More > recapitulation of the establishment of the thirteen colonies along the Atlantic seaboard of North America, this volume then details the interactions—in war and peace—of the early European settlers with the Indians and with each other. The major early Indian wars—with the Pequot and King Philip—are discussed in little-known but fascinating detail. Included are many action-packed anecdotes of life on the frontier, the hardships of pioneer life—and duplicity and strife between Indian and European. Read also of the clashes between the English and the French in Canada and in the interior, and the effect of the War of the Spanish Succession in North America.< Less