The Timucuan Chiefdoms of Spanish Florida: Assimilation

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University Press of Florida, 1998 - History - 280 pages
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The first half of a two-volume work incorporating archaeological and historical investigation, and studying the assimilation and eventual destruction of the indigenous Timucuan societies of interior Spanish Florida near St Augustine. It begins with analysis of the late prehistoric chiefdoms.
  

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Contents

The Timucuan Chiefdoms
1
Chiefdoms among the Interior Timucua
13
Prehistoric Roots and Early European Contact
19
chiefdoms
24
The Potano Chiefdom
26
Chiefdoms of the Okefenokee SwampSt MarysSatilla Region
32
The Establishment of Missions
40
Missionizing the Interior Chiefdoms 160616
57
Mission Provinces
106
Garrisoning the Mission Frontier
120
The Indian Fund
135
Travel Transport and Communication
151
missions
163
Local Support for the Missions
168
Trade Competition
184
Private Enterprise
198

The Interior Timucuan Chiefdoms
77
Timucuan chiefdoms
83
Leadership
86
Local Chiefdoms
92
Aboriginal Labor
213
Bibliography
229
Index
255
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Worth is anthropologist at the Fernbank Museum of Natural History in Atlanta, specializing in the ethnohistory and archaeology of the southeastern Indians during the Spanish colonial era.

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