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The Timucua

ISBN: 978-0-631-21864-7
256 pages
November 1999, Wiley-Blackwell
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Based on the latest research findings, this is the moving story of the demise of one of the oldest of the American Indian peoples.
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Table of Contents


1. The Beginning.

2. Who Were the Timucua?.

3. The Invasion.

4. Spanish Missions.

5. Mission Settlements and Subsistence.

6. The Organization of Societies.

7. Beliefs and Behavior.

8. The End.


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Author Information

Jerald T. Milanich is Curator in Archaeology at the Florida Museum of Natural History and Professor of Anthropology at the University of Florida. His ten previous books include Florida Archaeology (1980), The Early Prehistoric Southeast (Garland, 1985) and First Encounters: Spanish Explorations in the Caribbean and the United States, 1492-1570 (1989). With the exception of a year's post-doctoral fellowship at the Smithsonian Institution, Jerald Milanich has spent some thirty years in Florida researching the nature of past and present American Indian societies of the American southeast.
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The Wiley Advantage

  • The moving story of the demise of one of the oldest of the American Indian peoples
  • Reconstructs the history of the Timucua over thirteen millenia
  • Vivid account of the first colonial-Native American confrontation and its bitter outcome
  • Based on the latest research findings - archaeological and documentary
  • Fully illustrated with original maps and photographs.
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"This excellent anthrohistorical work should be in the library of everyone interested in Native Americans." Choice
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