Press for a brief report by Dr. Lawrence A. Clayton

Endorsements of the DeSoto Trail Theory
by Donald E. Sheppard on this Internet Site...

University of Alabama DeSoto Studies

     "...his theories are plausible, for he brings an immense talent in navigation, site investigation, and wide reading of the original documents to bear..."

Dr. Lawrence A. Clayton - University of Alabama
Co-Author: The De Soto Chronicles, the Expedition of Hernando De Soto
to North America in 1539-1543 - University of Alabama Press ©1993

ISBN: 0817308245

Dr. Clayton's primary area of teaching and research is Latin America, with emphasis on the Andean Region, principally Peru, and the early Colonial Period. He has held two Fulbright Awards, one in 1983 to Costa Rica and one in 1988 to Peru... He was awarded a Pew Evangelical Scholars Program grant, 1999-2000, for a biography on Bartolome de las Casas, a contemporary of Hernando de Soto.



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