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The conquest of Mexico.

William Hickling Prescott

The conquest of Mexico.

by William Hickling Prescott

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Published by Dent in London .
Written in English


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SeriesEveryman"s Library
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Open LibraryOL13720207M

"It is a magnificent epic," said William H. Prescott after the publication of History of the Conquest of Mexico in Since then, his sweeping account of Cortés's subjugation of the Aztec people has endured as a landmark work of scholarship and dramatic storytelling. What role did indigenous peoples play in the Spanish conquest of Mexico? Ross Hassig explores this question in Mexico and the Spanish Conquest by incorporating primary accounts from the Indians of Mexico and revisiting the events of the conquest against the backdrop of the Aztec empire, the culture and politics of Mesoamerica, and the military dynamics of both sides/5(2).

Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Prescott, William Hickling, Conquest of Mexico. Garden City, N.Y.: Doubleday, Doran & Co. Hugh Thomas' account of the collapse of Montezuma's great Aztec empire under the onslaughts of Cortes' conquistadors is one of the great historical works of our times. A thrilling and sweeping narrative, it also bristles with moral and political issues. After setting out from Spain - against explicit instructions - in , some conquistadors destroyed their ships and fought their way /5(2).

Get this from a library! The conquest of Mexico. [Stephen R Lilley] -- Examines the Spanish conquest of Mexico in which brought together two cultures that had been developing independently for at . Editions for History of the Conquest of Mexico: (Paperback published in ), (Kindle Edition published in ), (Kindle Edition published i Cited by:


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The Conquest of Mexico (Classic Reprint) Paperback – Ap by William Hickling Prescott (Author)Cited by: William Hickling Prescott () was an eminent American historian.

He wrote in the Preface to this book, "Although the subject of the work is, properly, only the Conquest of Mexico, I have prepared the way for it by such a view of the civilization of the The conquest of Mexico.

book Mexicans /5(7). The Conquest of Mexico Paperback – Decem by Hugh Thomas (Author) out of 5 stars 9 ratingsCited by: First published inWilliam Prescotts _History of the Conquest of Mexico_ recounts the Spanish conquest of the Aztec Empire in The book (which is quite long) reads more like a novel with Cortés as the protagonist/5.

The History of the Conquest of Mexico is a detailed, social, political, anthropological and virtual firsthand report and account of the conquest of Mexico.

It is detailed, riveting, intellectually honest and by: The Discovery And Conquest Of Mexico Paperback – Ma by Bernal Diaz Del Castillo (Author)Cited by: Read this book on Questia. As the Conquest of Mexico has occupied the pens of Solís and of Robertson, two of the ablest historians of their respective nations, it might seem that little could remain at the present day to be gleaned by the historical inquirer.

Conquest is a gigantic book about Montezuma, Cortes and the fall of old Mexico, as it states in the title. This book is huge and detailed; it's over pages long with tiny writing, and the footnotes/appendix make up another couple hundred pages, and then there's references, tables, diagrams, etc/5.

History of the Conquest of Mexico () - Prescott’s best-known work is a dramatic narrative description of how the war with Mexico arose over boundary disputes when File Size: 1MB.

This is one the best-researched books I have ever read, though, and should be essential reading for anyone looking for an understanding of Mexica during the conquest. flag Like see review Kelly rated it really liked it/5. The book was written in the latter part of Sr. Diaz Del Castillo's life.

Indeed its a mature account, that has the elements of both grandfatherly kindness and wit, Cited by: The History of the Conquest of Mexico is a detailed, social, political, anthropological and virtual firsthand report and account of the conquest of Mexico.

It is detailed, riveting, intellectually honest and exciting/5(78). Classics Illustrated The Conquest Of Mexico Item Preview Classics Illustrated The Conquest Of Mexico by Bernal Diaz Del Castillo.

Publication date Topics Graphic Novel, Comics Collection Internet Archive HTML5 Uploader plus-circle Add Review. comment. Reviews. The Spanish conquest of the Aztec Empire, also known as the Conquest of Mexico(–21), was one of the primary events in the Spanish colonization of the are multiple 16th-century narratives of the events by Spanish conquerors, their indigenous allies, and the defeated was not solely a contest between a small contingent of Spaniards defeating the Aztec Empire but Date: February – 13 August against the.

Bernal Díaz del Castillo ( ca. ) was a conquistador, who wrote an eyewitness account of the conquest of Mexico by the Spaniards under Hernán Cortés, himself serving as a rodelero under Cortés.

Born in Medina del Campo (Spain), he came from a family of little wealth and he himself had received only a minimal education/5. Book: "The Discovery and Conquest of Mexico " by Bernal Diaz del Castillo Edited from the only exact copy of the original MS Published by Farrar, Straus and Cudahy Library of /5.

The Florentine Codex, originally entitled Historia general de las cosas de Nueva España (General History of Matters in New Spain), is a bilingual Nahuatl – Spanish encyclopedic text, composed between and This vast work documents in 12 books the religion, natural history, cultural practices and first decades of the fall of pre-Columbian Mesoamerica.

Page - The Spaniards pushed steadily on through this arrowy sleet, though the barbarians, dashing their canoes against the sides of the causeway, clambered up and broke in upon their ranks.

But the Christians, anxious only to make their escape, declined all combat except for self-preservation. The cavaliers, spurring forward their steeds, shook off their assailants and rode over their.

History of the Conquest of Mexico by Prescott, William H. and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at About History of the Conquest of Mexico “It is a magnificent epic,” said William H. Prescott after the publication of History of the Conquest of Mexico in Since then, his sweeping account of Cortés’s subjugation of the Aztec people has endured as a landmark work of scholarship and dramatic storytelling.

InEmperor Charles V named Cortes the governor, chief judge and general of the newly conquered lands, called New Mexico (Nueva Espaňa). InCortes left Mexico, for his first return voyage to Spain. In he returned to Mexico, where he remained for .Hugh Thomas, The Conquest of Mexico.

This came out just at the time that I was making a film in Mexico and following the Spanish conquistador Hernando Cortes’s route from Veracruz to Mexico City (as it is now – then it was Tenochtitlán, the Aztec capital).

Cortes reached Tenochtitlán in I used this book as my bible for retracing his route.Audio Books & Poetry Community Audio Computers, Technology and Science Music, Arts & Culture News & Public Affairs Non-English Audio Spirituality & Religion. Librivox Free Audiobook.

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