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Taíno Indian Myth and Practice: The Arrival of the Stranger King
Applying the legend of the “stranger king” to Caonabó, the mythologized Taíno chief of the Hispaniola settlement Columbus invaded in 1492, Keegan examines how myths come to resonate as history--created by the chaotic interactions of the individuals who lived the events of the past as well as those who write and read about them. The “stranger king” story told in many cultur ...more
Hardcover, 256 pages
Published April 22nd 2007 by University Press of Florida
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