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" Know that on the right hand of the Indies there is an island called California, very close to the side of the Terrestrial Paradise ; and it was peopled by black women, without any man among them, for they lived in the fashion of Amazons. They were of... "
Narrative and Critical History of America: Spanish explorations and ... - Stran 446
uredili: - 1886
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California Conquered: The Annexation of a Mexican Province, 1846-1850

Neal Harlow - 1989 - 499 strani
...at its tip was christened California.8 This fanciful name—derived from a popular thriller relating that on the "right hand of the Indies there is an island called California," rich in gold, diamonds, and pearls, and peopled by black women living as Amazons 9 —spread irresistibly...
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Great California Stories

Arthur Grove Day - 1991 - 268 strani
...1904- . PS57I.C2G7 1990 813'. 010832794 — dc20 90-37672 CIP AC In 1510 a Spanish romancer described an island called California, "very close to the side of the Terrestrial Paradise." It was inhabited by Amazons, and even the harnesses of the beasts they rode were gold. Thus began the...
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Reading the West: New Essays on the Literature of the American West

Michael Kowalewski - 1996 - 320 strani
...exotic island ruled by a queen named Calafia. Montalvo 's description seems eerily prophetic: Know then, that on the right hand of the Indies, there is an...was peopled by black women, without any man among them, for they lived in the fashion of Amazons. They were of strong and hardy bodies, of ardent courage...
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A New Significance

...novelist Garcf Ordonez de Montalvo expressed his ideas about the gender possibilities of the New World. "Know that on the right hand of the Indies there is...an island called California, very close to ... the Terrestrial Paradise; and it was peopled by black women, without any man among them, for they lived...
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John Jakes: A Critical Companion

Mary Ellen Jones - 1996 - 225 strani
...from Las Sergds de Esplandidn by Garci Ord6nez de Montalvo, published in Seville in 1510: "Know ye that on the right hand of the Indies there is an island called California, very close to the Earthly Paradise." He quotes from James D. Houston's Californians: "I don't think of California as...
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Obras completas: Escritos guerra civil y exilio

Fernando de los Ríos - 1997 - 632 strani
...spoke of it and twenty-five years before he visited the lower peninsula. In stanza 157 the poem says, «Know that on the right hand of the Indies there is an island called California, very near the terrestrial paradise». I suppose that the discoverers, astonished by the beauty and fertility...
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Trickster in the Land of Dreams

Zeese Papanikolas - 1998 - 184 strani
...and magic enchantments and, hard by the Terrestrial Paradise, a golden island peopled with Amazons. Know that on the right hand of the Indies there is...was peopled by black women, without any man among them, for they lived in the fashion of Amazons. They were of strong and hardy bodies, of ardent courage...
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Many Californias: Literature from the Golden State

Gerald W. Haslam - 1999 - 395 strani
...discovery of the area by two decades, created a California of the mind that still intrigues: "Know ye that on the right hand of the Indies there is an island called California." There you have it. Illusion preceded reality and this state has rarely been viewed as conventional...
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Calling California Home: A Lively Look at What It Means to Be a Californian

Heather Waite - 1999 - 276 strani
...to write home about. Our mythology began long ago. In 1510, Card Ordonez de Montalvo wrote, "Know ye that on the right hand of the Indies there is an island called California." Illusion already under way. Our state's mystique is the prism though which the entire world watches,...
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The Chronicles of America Series: The Spanish borderlands

Allen Johnson, Gerhard Richard Lomer, Charles William Jefferys - 1921
...his two brother monks — the first unarmed mission of the Church upon the soil of the United States. "Know that on the right hand of the Indies there is...was peopled by black women, without any man among them, for they lived in the fashion of Amazons. They were of strong and hardy bodies, of ardent courage...
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