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Author Flint, Richard, 1946-

Title Great cruelties have been reported : the 1544 investigation of the Coronado Expedition / Richard Flint.

Published Dallas, TX : Southern Methodist University Press, 2002.

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 UniM Bail  979.01092 FLIN    AVAILABLE
Physical description xix, 647 pages ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Chapter 1 Historical Background 1 -- Chapter 2 Texts and Editorial Protocols -- Transcription and Translation Protocols 20 -- Abbreviations Used in this Text 25 -- Chapter 3 Lorenzo de Tejada and the Beginning of the Investigation -- Spanish Concern Over Treatment of Indians 26 -- Residencia, Visita, and Pesquisa Traditions 28 -- An Investigation Is Launched 29 -- A Translation of the Documentary Record 38 -- A Transcript of the Documentary Record 46 -- Chapter 4 First de Oficio Witnesses, Francisca de Hozes and Alonso Sanchez -- A Woman and Her Husband 54 -- A Translation of the Testimony 58 -- A Transcript of the Testimony 66 -- Chapter 5 Juan Gomez de Paradinas, the Third de Oficio Witness -- A Tailor, Alguacil, and Billeting Officer 75 -- A Translation of the Testimony 78 -- A Transcript of the Testimony 83 -- Chapter 6 Domingo Martin, the Fourth de Oficio Witness -- A Veteran of the Conquest of Mexico 88 -- A Translation of the Testimony 91 -- A Transcript of the Testimony 99 -- Chapter 7 Juan de Contreras, the Fifth de Oficio Witness -- Head Groom 107 -- A Translation of the Testimony 109 -- A Transcript of the Testimony 117 -- Chapter 8 Rodrigo Ximon, the Sixth de Oficio Witness -- A Veteran of the Conquest of Nueva Galicia 126 -- A Translation of the Testimony 128 -- A Transcript of the Testimony 134 -- Chapter 9 Cristobal de Escobar, the Seventh de Oficio Witness -- A Recent Arrival in the New World 141 -- A Translation of the Testimony 144 -- A Transcript of the Testimony 152 -- Chapter 10 Juan Troyano, the Eighth de Oficio Witness -- A Professional Military Man 161 -- A Translation of the Testimony 165 -- A Transcript of the Testimony 177 -- Chapter 11 Rodrigo de Frias, the Ninth de Oficio Witness -- A Member of the Advance Guard 189 -- A Translation of the Testimony 191 -- A Transcript of the Testimony 198 -- Chapter 12 Melchior Perez, the Tenth de Oficio Witness -- Son of the Previous Governor 206 -- A Translation of the Testimony 209 -- A Transcript of the Testimony 219 -- Chapter 13 Pedro de Ledesma, the Eleventh de Oficio Witness -- A Member of Vazquez de Coronado's Household 230 -- A Translation of the Testimony 234 -- A Transcript of the Testimony 242 -- Chapter 14 Juan de Zaldivar, the Twelfth de Oficio Witness -- A Captain 250 -- A Translation of the Testimony 253 -- A Transcript of the Testimony 261 -- Chapter 15 Nominal Target of the Investigation, Francisco Vazquez de Coronado -- Investor and Captain General 270 -- A Translation of the Testimony 277 -- A Transcript of the Testimony 294 -- Chapter 16 Alonso Alvarez, the Fourteenth de Oficio Witness -- Standard Bearer 312 -- A Translation of the Testimony 315 -- A Transcript of the Testimony 320 -- Chapter 17 Fiscal's Accusations Against Vazquez de Coronado -- Fiscal Cristobal de Benavente 325 -- A Translation of the Documentary Record 328 -- A Transcript of the Documentary Record 332 -- Chapter 18 Maestre de Campo Held Responsible -- Penalty Paid By Garcia Lopez de Cardenas 336 -- A Translation of the Documentary Record 340 -- A Transcript of the Documentary Record 342 -- Chapter 19 Defense Offered by Vazquez de Coronado -- Francisco Pilo and the Beginning of Testimony in the Province of Culiacan 344 -- Little-Known Lorenzo Alvarez 346 -- A Translation of the Documentary Record 348 -- A Transcript of the Documentary Record 368 -- Chapter 20 Diego Lopez, The Second de Parte Witness -- A Councilman of Sevilla and Veteran of the Conquest of Nueva Galicia 389 -- A Translation of the Testimony 391 -- A Transcript of the Testimony 398 -- Chapter 21 Luis de Figueredo, the Third de Parte Witness -- Sent to Sonora 406 -- A Translation of the Testimony 408 -- A Transcript of the Testimony 412 -- Chapter 22 Pedro de Tovar, the Fourth de Parte Witness -- Captain and Nephew to the Viceroy 416 -- A Translation of the Testimony 418 -- A Transcript of the Testimony 425 -- Chapter 23 Further Defense -- Summary of Testimony in Mexico City 432 -- A Translation of the Testimony Summary 437 -- A Transcript of the Testimony Summary 447 -- Chapter 24 A Final and Definitive Decision -- Captain General Exonerated 457 -- A Translation of the Decisions 460 -- A Transcript of the Decisions 480 -- Chapter 25 Partisan Testimony as Source Material for History -- Witnesses as Typical Members of the Expedition 502 -- Distinguishing Status and Vinculos 505 -- Partisan Testimony and Foregone Conclusions 509 -- Cultural Bias and Associational Slant 511 -- Summary of the Testimony Concerning Brutality and Cruelty 512 -- Chapter 26 Results and Repercussions of the Expedition to Tierra Nueva from Documentary and Archeological Sources -- Requerimiento and Response 518 -- Corollary Pressures 522 -- A Sunday School Picnic? 526 -- A New Social Configuration in the Middle Rio Grande Valley 530 -- Transmission of Pathogens, Transplantation of People, and Acquisition of Knowledge 532 -- Appendix 1 Origins, Ages, and Arrival of 115 Members of the Expedition to Tierra Nueva 542.
Subject Coronado, Francisco Vásquez de, 1510-1554 -- Relations with Indians.
Coronado, Francisco Vásquez de, 1510-1554 -- Trials, litigation, etc.
Indians of North America -- First contact with Europeans -- Southwest, New.
Indians of North America -- Civil rights -- Southwest, New -- History -- 16th century.
Indians, Treatment of -- Southwest, New.
Governmental investigations -- Mexico -- History -- 16th century.
Human rights -- Southwest, New -- History -- 16th century.
Southwest, New -- Discovery and exploration -- Spanish.
Southwest, New -- Discovery and exploration -- Social aspects.
Southwest, New -- Ethnic relations.
ISBN 0870744607 (alk. paper)