By Paul E. Hoffman

ISBN-10: 0807115525

ISBN-13: 9780807115527

ISBN-10: 0807130281

ISBN-13: 9780807130285

Paul E. Hoffman's groundbreaking booklet specializes in a overlooked region of colonial history—southeastern North the United States through the sixteenth-century. Hoffman describes expeditions to the area, efforts at colonization, and rivalries among the French, Spanish, and English. He finds the ways that the explorers' expectations—fueled via legends—crumbled within the face of problems encountered alongside the southeastern coast. the 1st booklet to hyperlink the earliest voyages with the explorations of the 16th century and the cost of later colonies, Hoffman's paintings is a crucial reassessment of southern colonial history.

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