Columbus's Outpost Among the Taínos

Columbus's Outpost Among the Taínos

Spain and America at La Isabela, 1493-1498

eBook - 2002
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In 1493 Christopher Columbus led a fleet of 17 ships and more than 1200 men to found a royal trading colony in America. Columbus had high hopes for his settlement, which he named La Isabela after the queen of Spain, but just five years later it was in ruins. It remains important, however, as the first site of European settlement in America and the first place of sustained interaction between Europeans and the indigenous Tainos.
Publisher: New Haven, Conn. : Yale University Press, c2002.
ISBN: 0300090404
Branch Call Number: ELECTRONIC BOOK
Characteristics: 1 online resource (x, 294 p.) : ill., maps
Additional Contributors: Cruxent, José María
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