Cortés: the great adventurer and the fate of Aztec Mexico

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A.A. Knopf, Aug 31, 1993 - Biography & Autobiography - 347 pages
Adding to the debate over the legacy of the European conquest of the Americas, a thorough portrait of Herna+a7n Corte+a7s, the Spanish conqueror of Mexico, portrays a unique point in history, where independently evolved cultures collided. 12,500 first printing.

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CORTÉS: The Great Adventurer and the Fate of Aztec Mexico

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A marvelously engrossing biography of Hern†n CortÇs (1485- 1547) that brings the intrepid conquistador and his exploits to vivid life. Drawing chiefly on narratives left by contemporary annalists and ... Read full review

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Marks ( Three Men of the "Beagle , '' Knopf, 1991) studied old chronicles, legal records, and letters and visited the places mentioned in order to write this tale of deceit and violence. Cortes's ... Read full review

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