St. Catherines: An Island in Time by David ThomasSt. Catherines: An Island in Time by David Thomas

St. Catherines: An Island in Time

byDavid Thomas

Paperback | April 1, 2011

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St. Catherines is the story of how a team of archaeologists found the lost sixteenth-century Spanish mission of Santa Catalina de Guale on the coastal Georgia island now known as St. Catherines. The discovery of mission Santa Catalina has contributed significantly to knowledge about early inhabitants of the island and about the Spanish presence in Georgia nearly two centuries before the arrival of British colonists.
David Hurst Thomas is the curator of anthropology at the American Museum of Natural History. In addition to his discoveries on St. Catherines, he has completed major excavations at Gatecliff Shelter in Nevada and of a Spanish mission south of Santa Fe, New Mexico.
Title:St. Catherines: An Island in TimeFormat:PaperbackDimensions:112 pages, 9 × 6 × 6 inPublished:April 1, 2011Publisher:University Of Georgia PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:082033801X

ISBN - 13:9780820338019

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Table of Contents

Preface to the Second Edition
Preface to the First Edition

1. Some Fortunate Hunter
2. Georgia's Invisible Spanish Heritage
      The Black Legend
      Lost Reminders of Spanish Georgia
3. Santa Catalina de Guale: Georgia's Oldest Known European Settlement
      The Guale Indians
4. How Mission Santa Catalina Was Rediscovered
      First Clues
      Space-age Technology to the Rescue
5. What Did Mission Santa Catalina Look Like?
      Santa Catalina: Georgia's Oldest Known Church
      The Campo Santo (Cemetery)
      The Friary (Convento) Complex
6. New Light on Georgia's Unwritten Past
      The Poverty Paradox
      The Preferred Hispanic Design for New World Living

Timeline of Significant Historical Events, St. Catherines Island, Georgia
Discussion Questions
Suggestions for Further Reading