The Hernando de Soto Expedition: History, Historiography, and "Discovery" in the Southeast


From 1539 to 1542, Hernando de Soto and several hundred men cut a path of destruction and disease across the Southeast of America. These multidisciplinary essays investigate the cultural and literary impact of this expedition on the native American societies they encountered.

Additional information

Includes content by:
  • Martin Malcolm Elbl
  • Ivana Elbl
  • Ida Altman
  • Juan Bautista De Avalle-arce
  • Lee Dowling
Publisher: Place of publication:
  • Lincoln, NE
Publication year:
  • 1997