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Unearthing the Missions of Spanish Florida

Tanya M. Peres and Rochelle A. Marrinan


This volume presents new data and interpretations from research at Florida’s Spanish missions, outposts established in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries to strengthen the colonizing empire and convert Indigenous groups to Christianity. In these chapters, archaeologists, historians, and ethnomusicologists draw on the past thirty years of work at sites from St. Augustine to the panhandle. Contributors explore the lived experiences of the Indigenous people, Franciscan friars, and Spanish laypeople who lived in La Florida’s mission communities. In the process, they address missionization, et ... More

Keywords: Florida’s Spanish missions, Indigenous people, Franciscan friars, Spanish laypeople, colonizing empire, missionization, ethnogenesis, foodways, La Florida

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2021 Print ISBN-13: 9781683402510
Published to Florida Scholarship Online: May 2022 DOI:10.5744/florida/9781683402510.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Tanya M. Peres, editor
Florida State University

Rochelle A. Marrinan, editor
Florida State University