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...
|Main Author:||Weber, David J.|
New Haven :
Yale University Press,
xx, 579 pages : illustrations, maps ; 26 cm.
Yale Western Americana series (Unnumbered)