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Adventures in the Unknown Interior of America
by Álvar Núñez Cabeza de Vaca

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Adventures in the Unknown Interior of America by Álvar Núñez Cabeza de Vaca Overview

Alvar Nunez Cabeza de Vaca was the first European to cross the North American continent. This remarkable book is his odyssey, first written in 1542 as an official report to the king of Spain under the title La Relacion.

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About Adventures in the Unknown Interior of America Description

Álvar Núñez Cabeza de Vaca was a Spanish explorer of the New World, and one of four survivors of the 1527 Narváez expedition. During eight years of traveling across the US Southwest, he became a trader and faith healer to various Native American tribes before reconnecting with Spanish colonial forces in Mexico in 1536. After returning to Spain in 1537, he wrote an account, first published in 1542

Data Book Adventures in the Unknown Interior of America

Original Title La Relación ISBN 082630656X (ISBN13: 9780826306562 ) Edition Language English (127)