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Imaginary Cities of Gold: The Spanish Quest for Treasure in North America

Peter O. Koch - History - 2009 - 251 pages
"This book examines the elements of Spain's attempt at expanding its empire. Part One tells the story of Cabeza de Vaca, along with three other survivors of the ill-fated ...
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To the Ends of the Earth: The Age of the European Explorers

Peter O. Koch - History - 2003 - 292 pages
The European explorers who dared to face the perils of the unknown have in recent times become shrouded in controversy. No longer esteemed as heroes, except in their homelands ...
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John Lloyd Stephens and Frederick Catherwood: Pioneers of Mayan Archaeology

Peter O. Koch - Art - 2013 - 301 pages
"John Lloyd Stephens, a New York lawyer and best-selling author, and Frederick Catherwood, a London architect and renowned topographical artist, endured many life-threatening ...
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The Spanish Conquest of the Inca Empire

Peter O. Koch - History - 2008 - 213 pages
A study of the first encounters between Spanish explorers and the indigenous tribes of the Americas, this work focuses on the life and times of Francisco Pizarro and his quest ...
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The Aztecs

Brenda Ralph Lewis - History - 1999 - 106 pages
The Aztec empire centered on Tenochtitlan (modern Mexico City) embraced nearly all the peoples of central America during the 15th and early 16th centuries. Renowned for their ...
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The Conquistadors

Hammond Innes - History - 2013
This enthralling study which examines the impact of the Spaniards upon the Aztec and Inca worlds is dominated by the personalities involved, in particular Cortes and Montezuma ...
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The conquistadors

Jean Descola - History - 1957 - 404 pages
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Eduardo Matos Moctezuma, Felipe Solice Olguin - Art - 2002 - 520 pages
Displays the artwork of the Aztecs on exhibit at Britain's Royal Academy of Arts and includes essays detailing key elements of Aztec culture and history.
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The conquest of Mexico

Stephen R. Lilley - History - 1996 - 112 pages
Examines the Spanish conquest of Mexico in 1521 which brought together two cultures that had been developing independently for at least 750 generations.
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CortÚs: The Great Adventurer and the Fate of Aztec Mexico

Richard L. Marks - History - 1993 - 347 pages
A portrait of Hernan Cortes, the Spanish conqueror of Mexico, portrays a unique point in history, where independently evolved cultures collided
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