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The Resource Crossing the continent, 1527-1540 : the story of the first African-American explorer of the American South, Robert Goodwin, (electronic resource)

Crossing the continent, 1527-1540 : the story of the first African-American explorer of the American South, Robert Goodwin, (electronic resource)

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Crossing the continent, 1527-1540 : the story of the first African-American explorer of the American South
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Crossing the continent, 1527-1540
Title remainder
the story of the first African-American explorer of the American South
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Robert Goodwin
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eng
Summary
Nearly two centuries before Meriwether Lewis and William Clark began their epic trek to the Pacific coast, a group of three Spanish noblemen and an African survived shipwreck, famine, Indian attack, and disease to make the first crossing of North America in recorded history. Drawing on contemporary accounts and long-lost records, Robert Goodwin tells the amazing story of their odyssey through the American South. Goodwin's groundbreaking research in original Spanish archives has led him to a radical new interpretation of American history-one in which an African slave named Esteban emerges as the nation's first great explorer and adventurer.Esteban (1500–1539) is the first man born in Africa to die in North America about whom anything is known. The first African American with a name, he was also the first great pioneer from the Old World to explore the entirety of the American South with his three companions. In a feat of historical research, Goodwin takes us on an incredible adventure from Africa to Europe to America, filled with physical endurance, natural calamities, cannibalism, witchcraft, miraculous shamanism, and divine intervention-challenging the traditional history of the nation's discovery and placing Esteban at the heart of our historical record
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Midwest
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Read by Simon Prebble
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adult
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Crossing the continent, 1527-1540 : the story of the first African-American explorer of the American South, Robert Goodwin, (electronic resource)
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https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/10756499
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Unabridged.
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9781400129720
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10756499
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Label
Crossing the continent, 1527-1540 : the story of the first African-American explorer of the American South, Robert Goodwin, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/10756499
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
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digital storage
Color
not applicable
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unknown
Control code
MWT10756499
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  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (720 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781400129720
Isbn Type
(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
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not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
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unknown
Other physical details
digital.
Publisher number
MWT10756499
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unknown
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access
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sound
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digital recording
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  • other
  • remote
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other
Stock number
10756499
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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not applicable
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