In 1540 Francisco VAizquez de Coronado, the governor of Nueva Galicia in western Mexico, led an expedition of reconnaissance and expansion to a place called CAsbola, far to the north in what is now New Mexico. The papers collected in this book bring multidisciplinary expertise to the study of that expedition. Although scholars have been examining the Coronado expedition for over 460 years, it left a rich documentary record that still offers myriad research opportunities from a variety of approaches. Volume contributors are from a range of disciplines including history, archaeology, Latin American studies, anthropology, astronomy, and geology. Each addresses as aspect of the Coronado Expedition from the perspectives of his/her field, examining topics that include analyses of Spanish material culture in the New World; historical documentation of finances, provisioning, and muster rolls; Spanish exploration in the Borderlands; Native American contact with Spanish explorers; and determining the geographic routes of the Expedition.TWELVE The Jimmy Owens Site: New Perspectives on the Coronado Expedition DONALD J. BLAKESLEE AND JAY C. ... In this chapter, we report work done at the Jimmv Owens Site (41FL81), with an emphasis on the problems the siteanbsp;...
|Title||:||The Coronado Expedition|
|Author||:||Richard Flint, Shirley Cushing Flint|
|Publisher||:||UNM Press - 2003|