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By Paul E. Hoffman

Paul E. Hoffman's groundbreaking ebook makes a speciality of a ignored region of colonial history—southeastern North the US through the sixteenth-century. Hoffman describes expeditions to the area, efforts at colonization, and rivalries among the French, Spanish, and English. He unearths the ways that the explorers' expectations—fueled by means of legends—crumbled within the face of problems encountered alongside the southeastern coast. the 1st e-book to hyperlink the earliest voyages with the explorations of the 16th century and the payment of later colonies, Hoffman's paintings is a vital reassessment of southern colonial history.

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