Song of Tides by Tom Joseph PDF

By Tom Joseph

ISBN-10: 0817354840

ISBN-13: 9780817354848

Beginning with their conflict opposed to the forces of Ponce de Leon, the Calusa Indians of southwest Florida entered a depressing interval of eu invasion and local resistance, which replaced the character and process existence at the North American continent.

 

Song of the Tides is a piece of anthropological fiction that's set throughout the interval of the Spanish entrada into southwest Florida and their encounters with the Calusa. hoping on letters and memoirs, particularly these of explorer Pedro Menendez de Aviles, shipwrecked captive Escalante Fontaneda, and the Jesuit priest Juan Rogel, Joseph has woven a story of brilliant old aspect and compelling human drama. operating with Calusa students, the writer has created a perfectly written account of the conflict of 2 proud and dominant cultures. informed during the voice of Aesha, daughter of the nice Calusa leader Caalus, in addition to these of alternative political and religious leaders, the fictitious narrative spans part a century of clash with Spanish squaddies and Jesuits, infighting among bands, fight to maintain their tradition, and eventual defeat of the Spanish via wit and deceit.

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