Cortes and the Aztec conquest
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Published by Cassell in London .
Written in English


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StatementIrwin R. Blacker.
SeriesCassell Caravel books
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Open LibraryOL13875685M

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Cortes and the Aztec Conquest (A Horizon Caravel Book) Hardcover – January 1, by Various (Author)5/5(3). A fantastic book about Cortes and the last period of the Aztec empire. The book is impartial and describes the facts. flag Like see review Julia Hughes rated it it was amazing/5.   The Aztecs I have always been fascinated by Cortes and the Aztec empire. This book is an intriguing synopsis of his exploits - not overly long but detailed enough to give meat to the bones of history. The story does not glorify Cortes but neither does it diminish the warrior life of the Aztec empire. I enjoyed this book. Thanks!/5(14).   Irwin R. Blacker is the author of Cortés and the Aztec Conquest. --This text refers to the paperback by: 1.

Cortes and the Aztec Conquest (A Horizon Caravel Book) by Various A copy that has been read, but remains in excellent condition. Pages are intact and are not marred by notes or highlighting, but may contain a neat previous owner name. The spine remains undamaged. At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend Rating: % positive. This book provides and excellent and engaging history of the conquest of Mexico, from first conquistadores to the fall of the Mexican empire. It is well-balances, focusing its attention of both Spanish and Mexican narratives. I found it engaging throughout and elegantly written/5().   From , Spanish conquistador Hernan Cortes and his army brought down the mighty Aztec Empire, the greatest the New World had ever seen. He did it through a combination of luck, courage, political savvy and advanced tactics and weapons. Cortes' ability to make allianes with other tribes previously conquered by the Aztecs and his use of tactics are remarkable, and are not well described. The author's comments on the lack of respect for such an important historical character in Mexico are interesting, but an expansion on why this is so would have mane for a better work/5(46).

Cortés and the Aztec Conquest - Ebook written by Irwin R. Blacker. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read Cortés and the Aztec Conquest.4/5(2). The Spanish conquest of the Aztec Empire was one of the most significant events in the Spanish colonization of the Americas, as well as world gh the conquest of central Mexico was not the conquest of all regions in what is modern Mexico, the conquest of the Aztecs is the most significant overall. [2] The conquest must be understood within the context of Spanish patterns on the. The pleasant historie of the conquest of the West India, now called New Spayne: atchieued by the vvorthy prince Hernando Cortes, marques of the valley of Huaxacac, most delectable to reade/translated out of the Spanishe tongue by T.N., anno London: Henry Bynneman, []. This is a balanced, page account of the conquest of the large Aztec Empire in by spaniards led by Hernan Cortes, written in a very fluid narrative style. It takes into account both Spanish and Aztec sources, and tries to avoid the traditional demonization of one side (for its brutality) or the other(for its practice of human Reviews: