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Between 1539 and 1542 Hernando de Soto led a small army on a desperate journey of exploration of almost four thousand miles across the Southeast Until now his path has been one of history's most intriguing mysteries With Knights of Spain Warriors of the Sun anthropologist Charles Hudson offers a solution to the uestion Where did de Soto go Using a new route reconstruction for the first time the story of the de Soto expedition can be laid on a map and in many instances it.

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Knights of Spain Warriors of the Sun Hernando De Soto and the South's Ancient ChiefdomsCan be tied to specific archaeological sitesArguably the most important event in the history of the Southeast in the sixteenth century De Soto's journey cut a bloody and indelible swath across both the landscape and native cultures in a uest for gold and personal glory The desperate Spanish army followed the sunset from Florida to Texas before abandoning its mission De Soto's one triumph was that he was the first European to explore the vast region that would be the Ame. Excellent recounting of the De Soto expedition as well as description of the documentary archaeological evidence regarding the route the peoples De Soto affected Hudson strives to be both academic readable and though he doesn't always balance it well he carries it off overall There's a certain level of bitchiness in his description of scholarly disagreements but that can be entertaining at times too

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Knights of Spain Warriors of the Sun Hernando De Soto and the South's Ancient Chiefdoms free read ´ 6 Ý Between 1539 and 1542 Hernando de Soto led a small army on a desperate journey of exploration of almost four thousand miles across the Southeast Until now his path has been one Rican South but he died on the banks of the Mississippi River a broken man in 1542Abundantly illustrated Knights of Spain Warriors of the Sun is a clearly written narrative that unfolds against the exotic backdrop of a now extinct social and geographic landscape Hudson masterfully chronicles both De Soto's expedition and the native societies he visited A blending of archaeology history and historical geography this is a monumental study of the sixteenth century Southeast. A very detailed account of Hernando DeSoto's exploration of the Southeast beginning in 1539