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Author Knight, Vernon J., editor

Title The search for Mabila : the decisive battle between Hernando de Soto and Chief Tascalusa / edited by Vernon James Knight, Jr
Edition Second edition
Published Tuscaloosa : University of Alabama Press, [2009]
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Description 1 online resource (x, 277 pages) : illustrations, maps
Contents Contents note continued: 10. The United States and Alabama De Soto Commissions / Douglas E. Jones -- 11. Seeking Methods That Work / Vernon James Knight, Jr. -- pt. II Conference Results -- 12.A Comparative Analysis of the De Soto Accounts on the Route to, and Events at, Mabila / Michael D. Murphy / George E. Lankford / Lawrence A. Clayton / Kathryn E. Holland Braund / Robbie Ethridge -- 13. The Battle of Mabila: Competing Narratives / Kathryn E. Holland Braund -- 14. Tracing De Soto's Trail to Mabila / Douglas E. Jones / Neal G. Lineback / Eugene M. Wilson -- 15. The Archaeology of Mabila's Cultural Landscape / Ned J. Jenkns / Gregory A. Waselkov / Linda Derry
Machine generated contents note: pt. 1 Background -- 1. An Account of the Battle of Maliba, by an Eyewitness / Luys Hernandez de Biedma / John E. Worth -- 2. The Battle of Mabila in Historical Perspective / Lawrence A. Clayton -- 3. How Historical Are the De Soto Chronicles? / George E. Lankford -- 4. The De Soto Map and the Luna Narratives: An Overview of Other Sixteenth-Century Sources / Kathryn E. Holland Braund -- 5.A Review of De Soto's Itinerary between Talisi and Apafalaya / Vernon James Knight, Jr. -- 6. The Village of Mabila: Archaeological Expectations / Ned J. Jenkins -- 7. What Indian Pottery of Sixteenth-Century Central Alabama Looks Like and Why It Matters / Amanda L. Regnier -- 8. What Do Spanish Expeditionary Artifacts of Circa 1540 Look Like and How Often Are They Preserved? / Gregory A. Waselkov -- 9. The Present State of Archaeological Survey and Site File Data for the Alabama River and Adjacent Regions / Craig T. Sheldon, Jr
Notes Papers originally delivered at the conference "The Search for Mabila : A Three-Day Multidisciplinary Workshop", held at the University of Alabama, Sept. 28-30, 2006
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 247-266) and index
Audience Scholarly & Professional University of Alabama Press
Subject Tuskaloosa, Chief -- Congresses.
Soto, Hernando de, approximately 1500-1542 -- Congresses.
Choctaw Indians -- Antiquities.
Choctaw Indians -- First contact with Europeans -- Congresses.
Excavations (Archaeology) -- Alabama.
Mabila, Battle of, Ala., 1540 -- Congresses.
Spaniards -- Southern States -- Antiquities.
Spaniards -- Southern States -- History -- 16th century -- Congresses.
Southern States -- Discovery and exploration -- Spanish -- Congresses.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Conference papers and proceedings.
Form Electronic book
Author Knight, Vernon J.
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LC no. 2008050482
ISBN 0817316590 (cloth ;) (alk. paper)
0817355421 (paperback;) (alk. paper)
0817382429 (electronic)
9780817316594 (cloth ;) (alk. paper)
9780817355425 (paperback;) (alk. paper)
9780817382421 (electronic)
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