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The Discovery and Conquest of Mexico

1517-1521

by Bernal DГ­az del Castillo

  • 230 Want to read
  • 31 Currently reading

Published by Da Capo Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American history: c 1500 to c 1800,
  • Mexico - History,
  • History,
  • History - General History,
  • History: World,
  • Mexico,
  • Europe - Spain & Portugal,
  • Expeditions & Discoveries,
  • Latin America - Mexico

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages512
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9827742M
    ISBN 10030681319X
    ISBN 109780306813191

    The Discovery And Conquest Of Mexico. Average rating: out of 5 stars, based on 5 reviews 5 reviews. This is the book (not this copy, but the Penguin paperback) that got me hooked on the history of the Aztecs and the conquest of Mexico. describes the 16th century Spanish discovery and defeat of the Mexican empire in an account that /5(5).


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The Discovery and Conquest of Mexico by Bernal Diaz del Castillo (Author) out of 5 stars 20 ratings/5(20). Those readers that wish to get the first-hand knowledge of the conquest of Mexico from the Aztecs viewpoint might be interested in THE BROKEN SPEARS: The Aztec Account of the Conquest of Mexico by Miguel Leon-Portilla (Beacon Press, ).

It is a fine complement to Bernal Diaz's : Hachette Books. The Discovery And Conquest Of Mexico Paperback – January 1, by Bernal Diaz Del Castillo (Author)Author: Bernal Diaz Del Castillo. The Discovery and Conquest of Mexico The Discovery and Conquest of Mexico book Bernal Diaz del Castillo is the only extant first person account of the campaign under the command of Hernando Cortez from to The campaign resulted in the discovery and conquest of the Aztec civilization in s: 9.

The Discovery and Conquest of Mexico, First published in 'Something more than an historical document of the first importance his narrative is so readable that one's interest and admiration are equally divided between the stupendous events he records and the charming revelations of his own character.' Saturday Review.

Book one: The discovery -- The expedition under Cordova -- The expedition under Grijalva -- Book two: The conquest -- The expedition under Cortes -- The march inland The Discovery and Conquest of Mexico book The war in Tlaxcala -- The march to Mexico -- The stay in Mexico -- The expedition under Narvaez -- The flight from Mexico -- The halt at Tepeaca -- The return to the valley Pages: Dazzled by the sight of the vast treasure of gold and silver being unloaded at Seville’s docks ina teenaged Pedro de Cieza de León vowed to join the Spanish effort in the New World, become an explorer, and write what would become the earliest historical account of the conquest of Peru.

Available for the first time in English, this history of Peru is based largely on interviews with 5/5(1). Four eye-witnesses of the discovery and conquest of Mexico by the Spaniards have left written records, but of The Discovery and Conquest of Mexico book the present volume and the letters of Cortés Pages: Buy a cheap copy of The Discovery and Conquest of Mexico, book.

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Hardcover. $ - $ Hardcover $ - $ "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/5.

Bernal D az del Castillo () served under Cort s through the entire Mexican campaign, and his narrative is both an invaluable document and a spectacular epic. Del Castillo saw Cort s sink his own ships (to prevent desertion) as soon as they landed on Mexican soil, and watched Montezuma become a prisoner in his own palace.

The immediacy of his voice as translated by renowned scholar A.P. Book is in typical used-Good Condition. Will show signs of wear to cover and/or pages. There may be underlining, highlighting, and or writing.

May not include supplemental items (like discs, access codes, dust jacket, etc). Will be a good Reading copy. DISCOVERY AND CONQUEST OF MEXICO By Bernal Diaz Del Castillo - Hardcover. Buy The Discovery and Conquest of Mexico Da Capo Press ed. by Diaz Castillo, Bernal del, Thomas, Hugh, Thomas, Hugh, Maudslay, A.

(ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(11). A welcome republication of one of the enduring works of the sixteenth century. This edition was originally drawn by Genaro Garcia from the only exact copy of the original manuscript and published in Mexico in The book is a stirring eyewitness narrative by a foot soldier in the Cortez expedition who participated in all the battles, victories, and near-disasters that befell the Spaniards.

The Discovery And Conquest Of Mexico: Diaz Del Castillo, Bernal: Books - (22). He was an old man when he wrote his Discovery and Conquest, nearly half a century after the siege of Mexico Tenochtitlan and the conquest of Guatemala. Bernal Díaz del Castillo's chronicle is the most important and engaging of all, the most truthful and comprehensive account of the conquest of by: The Discovery And Conquest Of Mexico Paperback – Jan.

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The Discovery of America is a trilogy written by the German author and educator Joachim Heinrich Campe (). It was originally published in /82 as Die Entdekkung von Amerika - ein angenehmes und nützliches Lesebuch für Kinder und junge Leute and deals with the discovery, early exploration and conquest of America by focusing on one explorer in each volume: Christopher.

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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.

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We have new and used copies available, in 1 editions. Get this from a library. The discovery and conquest of Mexico, [Bernal Díaz del Castillo] -- A Spanish soldier's account of his observations and experiences during Cortes' Mexican campaigns. Discovery and conquest of Mexico, London, G. Routledge & Sons [, ©] (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Bernal Díaz del Castillo; Hernán Cortés; Genaro García.

The Spanish Conquest The Aztec empire reached its height in the early 16th century, under Emperor Moctezuma.

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Four eye-witnesses of the discovery and conquest of Mexico by the Spaniards have left written records, but of these the present volume and the letters of Cortes are by far the most important. Rating: (not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first. Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Díaz del Castillo, Bernal, Discovery and conquest of Mexico, Get this from a library.

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Books. 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.

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