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Review: The Conquest of New Spain

User Review  - Cedoleban - Goodreads

One of the most engaging and fascinating primary sources I've ever read Read full review

Review: The Conquest of New Spain

User Review  - Scott - Goodreads

This was a fascinating and ultimately disturbing historical account of events that are usually nearly glossed over in school. Hernan Cortes and his band of conquerors, including the author, at first ... Read full review

Review: The Conquest of New Spain

User Review  - Harley - Goodreads

Great first hand account of the Cortes invasion of Mexico by someone who was there. This is a must read for anyone interested in the Spanish conquest of what is now Mexico. Read full review

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User Review  - Richard Davis - Goodreads

EPIC story, truly epic, one of the most unimaginable stories brought to life. Amazing. Read full review

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User Review  - Mike Sanders - Goodreads

A thrilling and sometimes disturbing first-hand account of Cortes' ruthless devastation of the Aztecs through a combination of military might, deceitful intrigue, outrageous hubris, and plain dumb ... Read full review

Review: The Conquest of New Spain

User Review  - Monty Milne - Goodreads

Although this can become repetitious ("I find it wearisome to write yet another account of a battle, but it was far worse to endure them than it is to write about them") Diaz is such a vivid writer ... Read full review

Review: The Conquest of New Spain

User Review  - Brannon - Goodreads

I've read many works from the Spanish Colonial era, and Bernal Diaz's is without question the most readable and entertaining of them all. The sheer audacity of Cortes' conquest of the Aztec empire ... Read full review

Review: The Conquest of New Spain

User Review  - Christina Packard - Goodreads

This was a slow 32 hour read on my Kindle. It was simply written of the 119 battle plus adventures. I read it because it was on the 1001 book list, but I do not see the ordinary pleasure reader to want to read this long account. 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  - Diana - Goodreads

A fascinating memoir by a foot soldier in Cortes' army, Bernal Diaz gives us a firsthand look at Cortes' capture of Montezuma, the conquest of the city of Mexico as well as the Aztec's customs and ... Read full review


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