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From a Watery Grave: The Discovery and Excavation of La Salle's Shipwreck, La Belle

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On a frigid, stormy day in February of 1686, a small French sailing ship lost control and ran aground in Matagorda Bay. Pounded in the Texas bay by gale-force winds and storm surges, La Belle slipped beneath the water and sank to the bottom, where she would remain for centuries. More than 300 years later, Texas Historical Commission archeologists discovered La Belle's rest ...more
Paperback, 176 pages
Published December 5th 2006 by Texas A&M University Press (first published March 7th 2005)
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Carolyn Appleton
This book was written by longtime friends, internationally renowned archaeologist Jim Bruseth and wife, scholar and co-author, Toni Turner. My humble comments cannot compare to the four prestigious book awards this tome has received: 2009 James Deetz Book Award, Society for Historical Archaeology; 2006 Book Award, Society of American Archaeology; 2006 Deolece Parmelee Award, Texas Historical Foundation; and the 2005 Presidio la Bahía Award, The Sons of the Republic of Texas. Suffice it to say, t ...more
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