Hernando de Soto a world explorer by Elizabeth Rider Montgomery

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Published by Muller .

Written in English

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Edition Notes

Originally published, Garrard, 1964.

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Statementillustrated by Henry Gillette.
SeriesWorld explorer books-no.5
The Physical Object
Pagination96p.,ill.,24cm
Number of Pages96
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21116945M

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Hernando De Soto explored La Florida, and far beyond, and claimed new land for Spain while looking for riches. He was the first European to cross the Mississippi River. Unlike Champlain, another explorer to the north in Canada to whom being first was everything, being first did not interest De Soto.

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Hernando de Soto, Spanish explorer and conquistador who participated in the conquests of Central America and Peru and, in the course of exploring what was to become the southeastern United States, discovered the Mississippi River.

De Soto spent his youth in the family manor house at Jerez de los. In his activism and in his books The Other Path and The Mystery of Capital, Hernando de Soto has done much more than apply the lessons of economics to old problems; he has asked new questions and.

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De Soto and his army of over men, including cavalry, spent four years. Hernando De Soto was an explorer born in Spain. He came from a not so wealthy family, so by himself he could not afford to go to college. A man by the. The Other Path: The Economic Answer to Terrorism is a book by Peruvian economist Hernando de Soto Polar which describes the informal sector and underground economy of Peru in the s.

The book was a top seller in both Latin American and the United States while also receiving international critical acclaim for its impact on economic growth and development in Latin America.

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A renowned economist's classic book on capitalism in the developing world, showing how property rights are the key to overcoming poverty "The hour of capitalism's greatest triumph," writes Hernando de Soto, "is, in the eyes of four-fifths of humanity, its hour of crisis.".

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[1]A vast undertaking, de Soto's North American expedition ranged throughout the southeastern United States searching for gold, silver and a passage to China.

Jan 01,  · Hernando de Soto, a brave leader, a skilled fighter and an excellent strategist, was the first European to discover the Mississippi River. De Soto first sailed to the New World inwhere he became the first governor of Panama and gained fame helping conquer the rest of Central America.

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Hernando de Soto and his team of researchers found that an astonishing ninety-eight percent of all businesses in Peru were extralegal, as was eighty-eight percent of all rural property. Extralegals had constructed seven out of every ten buildings, had run almost all of its public transportation system, and built and owned the vast majority of.

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Hernando de Soto’s ideas cannot and should not be ignored. This book will open many eyes to the nature of capital. The author suggests a radically simple yet enormously challenging way of bringing the world’s impoverished billions onto the track of capitalism and development: give them legal property rights to what they “own.”.

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Hernando de Soto (Jerez de los Caballeros, Badajoz, Spain, c/–May 21, ) was a Spanish explorer and conquistador. He lead the first European expedition deep into the territory of the modern-day United States and was probably the first European to discover the Mississippi River.

The expedition was looking for gold and for a way to. A renowned economist's classic book on capitalism in the developing world, showing how property rights are the key to overcoming poverty "The hour of capitalism's greatest triumph," writes Hernando de Soto, "is, in the eyes of four-fifths of humanity, its hour of crisis."5/5(5).

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