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The history of the conquest of Mexico

Antonio de SolГ­s

The history of the conquest of Mexico

by the Spaniards. Done into English from the original Spanish of Don Antonio de Solis, ... By Thomas Townsend Esq;.

by Antonio de SolГ­s

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Published by printed for T. Woodward, and J. Hooke; and J. Peele in London .
Written in English


The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination[18],163,[1];252;152p.,plates
Number of Pages252
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22340693M

  2 thoughts on “ Historia de la Conquista de Mexico – History of the Conquest of Mexico ” Laura V April 8, at am. Thank you. Alonso de Estrada was my ancestor too. Will be reading this book with wonder, y sin problema para leer el libro, afortunadamente. The Conquest of Mexico: Incorporation of Indian Societies into the Western World, 16th – 18th centuries. Polity Press ISBN ; Prescott, William H.. History of the Conquest of Mexico, with a Preliminary View of Ancient Mexican Civilization, and the Life of the Conqueror, Hernando Cortes ISBN ; Restall, : February – 13 August against the .

History of the Conquest of Mexico, Vol. 3 Author Prescott, William H Format/binding Hardcover Book condition Used - Very Good with no dust jacket Edition Third Edition Binding Hardcover Publisher J. B. Lippincott Company Place of Publication Philadelphia, PA Date published Keywords MEXICO--History Bookseller catalogs History;Book Edition: Third Edition. 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.

(Note: This project had some missing and duplicate sections. This has been corrected as of July 9, The affected sections w 13, 27, 28, 33, & ). Unlock This Study Guide Now. Start your hour free trial to unlock this History of the Conquest of Mexico study guide and get instant access to the following. Critical Essays; You'll also get.


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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 Cited by: THE HISTORY OF THE CONQUEST OF MEXICO William Hickling Prescott Prescott, William Hickling () - An American historian. Blinded in one eye by a hard crust of bread thrown by a Harvard classmate, he would later lose sight in his other eye, and go on, with the aid of a noctograph, to devote his life to the scholarly study of Spanish Size: 1MB.

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. Prescott provides a first class account that captures the tiniest bead of information and integrates it into the larger and at /5(78).

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.

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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). From the stone cities of the Maya to the might of the Aztecs, from its conquest by Spain to its rise as a modern nation, Mexico boasts a.

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.

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 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.

History of the Conquest of Mexico, with a Preliminary View of Ancient Mexican Civilization, and the Life of the Conqueror, Hernando Cortes (Illustrated) Published September 7th Cited by: The history of Mexico before the Spanish conquest is known through the work of archaeologists, epigraphers, and ethnohistorians (students of indigenous histories, usually from indigenous points of view), who analyze Mesoamerican indigenous manuscripts, particularly Aztec codices, Mayan codices, and Mixtec codices.

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.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Prescott, William Hickling, History of the conquest of Mexico. Boston, Phillips, Sampson & co.,   Cortez and the people of the nations of Mexico come alive as they never have in any other history of the conquest I've read. Marvelous book and highly recommended.

Upvote (0)5/5(2). "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.

This pioneering study presents a compelling view of the clash of civilizations that reverberates in Latin America to /5(5).

Ina generation after the conquest of Mexico, a unique illustrated book was completed. Called the Florentine Codex, because it’s housed in Florence, the manuscript documents the culture, politics, natural science, and history of the Aztecs (a group of Nahuatl-speaking people who dominated large parts of central Mexico between and ).

Overview: Mexico's rich culture has long fascinated scholars, with stories of ancient civilizations and great conquerors. History of the Conquest of Mexico () expounds upon the virtues of Mexico while seeking to explain the tragedy of the country's defeat.

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. Prescott provides a first class account that captures the tiniest bead of information and integrates it into the larger and at /5(81).

SUBSCRIBE HERE TO OUR CHANNEL. FRESH CONTENT UPLOADED DAILY. History of the Conquest of Mexico, William H. PRESCOTT ( - ) (Note: This project had some missing and."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 : Paperback.Translation of: Historia de le conquista de Mexico; first Spanish edition, Madrid, In five books; books I-II, III-IV, respectively, paged continuously; one plate printed on double leaf.

Signatures: [a]², b²(-b2), c-d², B-2T², A², ²B-3R², ²A-2P². Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. Palau y Dulcet (2nd ed.) Sabin ESTC T .