This is a short list of books that we recommend for further study of 16th Century Spanish and Florida’s Native People’s culture.
Anderson, Ruth Matilda, Hispanic Costume, 1480-1530, Hispanic Society of American, New York, 1979.
Corn, Charles, The Scents of Eden: A History of the Spice Trade, Kodansha America Inc., NY, 1999.
De La Vega, Garcilasco, “The Inca”, John Grier Varner & Jeanette Johnson Varner, ed., The Florida of the Inca, University of Texas, Austin, 1951.
Deagan, Kathleen & José María Cruxent, Archaeology at La Isabella: America’s First European Town, Yale University Press, New Haven & London, 2002.
Deagan, Kathleen, Artifacts of the Spanish Colonies of Florida and the Caribbean, 1500-1800 Vol. 1. Ceramics, Glassware, and Beads, Smithsonian Institution Press, Washington & London,1987.
Ewen, Charles R. and John H. Hann, Hernando de Soto among the Apalachee: The Archaeology of the First Winter Encampment, University Press of Florida, Gainesville, 1998.
Fuson, Robert H., Juan Ponce de León and the Spanish Discovery of Puerto Rico and Florida, McDonald and Woodward Pub. c., Blacksburg, VA, 2000.
Lyon, Eugene, The Enterprise of Florida, Pedro Menéndez de Avilés and the Spanish Conquest of 1565-1268, University Presses of Florida, Gainesville, 1983.
Manucy, Albert, Florida’s Menendez: Captain General of the Ocean Sea, St. Augustine Historical Society, St. Augustine, 1983.
Milanich, Jerald T., Laboring in the Fields of the Lord, Spanish Missions and the Southeastern Indians, Smithsonian Institution Press, Washington & London, 1999.
Parks Virginia, ed., Santa Maria de Galve: A Story of Survival, Pensacola Historical Society,1998.
Pérez-Mallaína, Pablo E., translated by Carla Rahn Phillips, Spain’s Men of the Sea: Daily Life on the Indies Fleets in the Sixteenth Century, John’s Hopkins University Press, Baltimore & London, 1992.
Phillips, Carla Rahn and William D., Spain’s Golden Fleece: Wool Production and the Wool Trade from the Middle Ages to the Nineteenth Century, John’s Hopkins University Press, Baltimore & London, 1997.
Rosenfeld, Daniel, The Fall of the Spanish Inquisition, Rosenfeld Book Publishing, Adventura, Florida, 2001. (Fiction)
Ruiz, Teofilo F., Spanish Society 1400-1600, Pearson Education Limited, Essex, NY, 2001.
Swanton, John, Final Report of the United States DeSoto Expedition Commission, Smithsonian Institution Press, Washington & London, 1985.
Thomas, Hugh, Who’s Who of the Conquistadors, Casel & Company, London, 2000.
Valencia, Robert Himmerich Y, The Encomenderos of New Spain, University of Texas, Austin, 1996.
Wood, Michael, Conquistadors, University of California Press, Berkley and Los Angeles, 2000.
Wright, Irene A. Further English Voyages to Spanish America: Documents from the Archives of the Indies at Seville illustrating English voyages to the Caribbean, the Spanish Main, Florida, and Virginia, The Hakluyt Society, London, 1951.