3 edition of The conquest of Mexico found in the catalog.
The conquest of Mexico
William Hickling Prescott
|Statement||W.H. Prescott ; introduction by Thomas Seccombe.|
|Series||Everyman"s library -- nos. 397-398|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||2 v. :|
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 . "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.
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A book that every Mexican should read I am Mexican and after reading this book I can only say that I wish my history teachers would have been able to explain & teach the History of the Conquest of Mexico in such an objective & engaging manner. The conquest of Mexico began with an expedition to search for gold on the American mainland. In Cortés led about men to Mexico and made his way from Veracruz on the Gulf Coast to the island city of Tenochtitlan, the stunningly beautiful Aztec capital situated in Lake Texcoco.
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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 ancient Mexicans Cited by: This book is incredibly interesting both from the standpoint of the author, a man fromand the history of the conquest of the Aztecs.
In most modern history books written nowadays, the Aztecs are portrayed as victims and the conquistadors as villains/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 Spanish Conquest The Aztec empire reached its height in the early 16th century, under Emperor Moctezuma. That was also the time that Spanish adventurers were swarming by the hundreds to the West Indies, following the discovery of the Americas in by Christopher Columbus.
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.
The Spanish conquest of the Aztec Empire, also known as the Conquest of Mexico or the Spanish–Mexican War (–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 Date: February – 13 August against the.
history. 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 File Size: 1MB.
History of the Conquest of Mexico by Prescott, William H. and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at 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 11. 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.
Book 12 is the longest and most important surviving record of the conquest from the Mexica-Nahua point of view, and represents one of several divergent Indigenous perspectives. It documents the conquest of Mexico from the Mexica perspective.
The Mexicas were one of the three factions of Nahua peoples that controlled the Aztec Empire. The Conquest of Mexico. Bibliography/Sources; Wikipedia Fragments taken from “El Mexico Antiguo”, written by Pablo Escalante Gonzalbo, compilation from the book “Nueva Historia Minima de Mexico”, published by El Colegio de Mexico.
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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).
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Prescott after the publication of History of the Conquest of Mexico in Since then, his sweeping account of Free shipping over $/5(5). THE TRUE HISTORY OF THE CONQUEST OF MEXICO. Vol. 1 pages, (This translation publishedbut work was first published in ) This is a first-hand account by one of the conquistadors of the invasion and conquest of Mexico.
It provides a startling expose of the Aztecs religion of human sacrifice, but also discusses how the Aztecs kept humans as cattle and sold human body parts in their.
Malintzin’s Choices: An Indian Woman in the Conquest of Mexico. Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, E-mail Citation» Though the book specifically treats the figure of Malinche, it also provides a narrative of the classic drama that diverges from prior accounts in that the indigenous peoples are consistently a point of reference.
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 - insome conquistadors destroyed their ships and fought their way /5(2).
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You can also read the full text online using our ereader.5/5(2).The first part of the original work on Aztec civilization, and the third part, on the career of cortez following the conquest, have been omitted from this book. -- cf. Introd. Same as "History of the conquest of Mexico." Description: xxix, pages: illustrations ; 24 cm: Other Titles: History of the conquest of Mexico.