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The Narrative of Cabeza de Vaca Mar 01, Of the tribes and their languages — See all condition definitions – opens in a new window or tab Possible Coahuiltecan or desert groups:. Save on Textbooks, Education Trending price is based on prices over last 90 days.

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This item doesn’t belong on this page. Of the Indians’ readiness to use arms — Others, including Cabeza de Vaca joined native peoples he met along the way, learning their languages and practices, and serving them as a slave and later as a physician.

As he forged intimate bonds with some of them, sharing their brutal living conditions and curing their neez, he found himself on a voyage of self-discovery that was to make his reunion with his narrativve Spaniards less joyful than expected.

He and other noblemen were accustomed to better living. For additional information, see the Global Shipping Program terms and conditions – opens in a new vada or tab. A shipwreck forced him and a handful of men to make the long journey to the West coast, where they would meet up with Hernan Cortes, on foot. There’s a problem loading this menu right now.

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Vvacaafter a four-year position as Adelantado in Rio de la PlataCabeza de Vaca wrote from memory a chronicle of the Narvaez expedition in South America. Get the item you ordered or get your money back. No ratings or reviews yet. Shipping Multiple shipping options are available for this item.

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As he forged intimate bonds with some of them, sharing their brutal living conditions and curing their sick, he found himself on a voyage of self-discovery that was to make his reunion with his fellow Spaniards less joyful than expected.

In his reflection Cabeza writes to the king of Spain:.

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Cabeza de Vaca’s gripping narrative is a trove of ethnographic information, with descriptions and interpretations of native cultures that make it a powerful precursor to modern anthropology.

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Delivery times may vary, especially during peak periods. As the number of survivors dwindled rapidly, they were enslaved for a few years by various American Indian tribes of the upper Gulf Coast. Of the manner of the land — 8. Learn More – opens in a new window or tab International shipping and import charges paid to Pitney Bowes Inc.

How the custom of receiving us changed — InCabeza de Vaca returned to Spain, where he wrote his narratives of the Narvaez expedition. It is a first-hand account of sixteenth-century Spanish colonization, of the encounter between the conquistador and the Native American, of the aspirations and fears of exploration.

How the Indians brought us food — Teresa Cabeza de Vaca y de Zurita.

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