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Review: The Conquest of New Spain

User Review  - Mark - Goodreads

extraordinary storytelling Read full review

Review: The Conquest of New Spain

User Review  - DR Pitcock - Goodreads

Ok movie fans, here it goes; This movie should star Jennifer Lopez as Malinche' and Antonio Banderas as Bernal. This book is one with such vividness and interesting history it should have already been a movie. Read full review

Review: The Conquest of New Spain

User Review  - Don Robertson - Goodreads

Written in the early 17th Century, and later translated, this story authored by one of Spanish soldiers, Bernal Diaz, who accompanied Hernan Cortes to the New World, this book is a marvelous read ... Read full review

Review: The Conquest of New Spain

User Review  - Colin Williams - Goodreads

The first 200 pages or so are absolutely fascinating. Many details (and entire episodes) normally left out of standard accounts can be found here. I wish that there were some sort of apparatus ... Read full review

Review: The Conquest of New Spain

User Review  - Pedro - Goodreads

An account of the conquest of Mexico by Diaz, a regular soldier in Hernan Cortes' army. As I recall, this was written when the author was in his 70s. Dissatisfied with the flowery and inaccurate ... Read full review

Review: The Conquest of New Spain

User Review  - Paul Conroy - Goodreads

Fantastic first hand account of the extraordinary leadership ability of Cortez Read full review

Review: The Conquest of New Spain

User Review  - Nicholas - Goodreads

Wonderful first person account of the conquest of the Aztecs by Spanish conquistadors. Written by a captain in Hernan Cortes' retinue, this journal illustrates the motives and ideals of the men ... Read full review

Review: The Conquest of New Spain

User Review  - JP - Goodreads

And so we had morning Mass and headed out to conquer the savages for God and relieve them of their idolic gold. It's a great chronicle, written by a soldier and participant in Cortez's compaign to ... Read full review

Review: The Conquest of New Spain

User Review  - Daniel - Goodreads

Hair-raising first person account of the conquest of the glorious (though blood-soaked) Aztec civilization by a handful of greedy murderers. But for horses, guns, and the tragic character of Montezuma, Latin America would have ended up altogether different. Read full review

Review: The Conquest of New Spain

User Review  - Hugh Deburgh - Goodreads

Absolutely loved this book. The detail is amazing! The author gives a first-hand account of Cortez's conquest of the empire of Montezuma in Mexico. Read full review


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