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Author Wilson, Samuel Meredith, 1957- author

Title Hispaniola : Caribbean chiefdoms in the age of Columbus / Samuel M. Wilson
Published Tuscaloosa : University of Alabama Press, [1990]
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Description 1 online resource (xi, 170 pages) : illustrations, maps
Contents Cover; Contents; Illustrations; Preface; 1. Introduction; 2. The First Spanish Voyage to the New World; 3. The Vega Real; 4. The Adelantado's Visit to Xaragua; 5. Conclusions; Bibliography; Index
Summary In 1492 Hispaniola was inhabited by the Taino, an Indian group whose ancestors had moved into the Caribbean archipelago from lowland South America. This book examines the early years of the contact period in the Caribbean and reconstructs the social and political organization of the Taino
Analysis Hispaniola History
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 143-163) and index
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Subject Chiefdoms -- Hispaniola.
Indians of the West Indies -- First contact with Europeans -- Hispaniola.
Indians of the West Indies -- Hispaniola -- History.
Indians of the West Indies -- Hispaniola -- Kings and rulers.
Taino Indians -- First contact with Europeans.
Taino Indians -- History.
Taino Indians -- Kings and rulers.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0817381007 (electronic bk.)
9780817381004 (electronic bk.)
(alk. paper)
(alk. paper)