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Edward T. Stone

Mr. Stone works largely from sources in Spanish archives, and the story of La Navidad has never before been comprehensively told in English. He is the author of two earlier AMERICAN HERITAGE articles: “ Columbus and Genocide ” (October, 1975) and “ The Man Behind Columbus ” (October, 1976).

Articles by this Author

The Fate of the New World’s First Spanish Settlement
But didn’t Columbus discover America all by himself? And who were the Pinzóns anyway? Good questions—and not one American in ten thousand probably knows the correct answers.
The discoverer of the New World was responsible for the annihilation of the peaceful Arawak Indians