The Spanish frontier in North America

In 1513, when Ponce de Leon stepped ashore on a beach of what is now Florida, Spain gained its first foothold in North America. For the next three hundred years, Spaniards ranged through the continent building forts to defend strategic places, missions to proselytize Indians, and farms, ranches, and...

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Main Author: Weber, David J.
Format: Book
Language: English
Published: New Haven : Yale University Press, [1992]
Physical Description: xx, 579 pages : illustrations, maps ; 26 cm.
Series: Yale Western Americana series (Unnumbered)