Cabeza de Vaca
Spanish America
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Contents

1The Americas
1.a

The Atlantic Crossing

2Ashore in Florida
2.aLocal Inhabitants
2.bParting With the Ships
2.cA Deep River
2.dApalachen
2.e

Search for the Sea

3Back to the Sea
3.aBay of Horses
3.b

The Mississippi River

4Stranded on the Coast
4.aShipwrecked
4.b

Island of Ill-Fate

5Into the Interior
5.a

Trading Goods (Six Years)

6Westward
6.aFour Rivers
6Westward (cont.)
6.bLoss of the Governor
6.cTime for Escape
6.dDe Vaca Returns
6.eThe Tale of Bad Thing
6.fTales of Suffering
6.gTales of War
6.hCultural Characteristics
6.iMoving On to a Big River
6.jA New Custom
6.kTales of Wealthy Cities
6.lSurgery
6.mMore New Customs
6.n

The Dilemma

7Mexico
7.aEvidence of Spaniards
7.bFinding Four Christians
7.cDebating the Christian Problem
7.dAddressing the Indians
7.eReturn to Spain


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