Cortes and the Aztec Conquest
American Heritage Publishing Company: book trade and institutional distribution by Harper & Row, Jan 1, 1965 - Mexico - 153 pages
"Horizon caravel book." The exciting story of the conquest and destruction of the Aztec civilization by Cortes during 1519-1521. The illustrations are copious and lavish, many in full color.
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THE GOVERNORS CHOICE
WARRIORS AND ALLIES
THE CITY IN THE LAKE
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Alvarado armor army arrived arrows assault attack Aztec warriors battle began Bernal Diaz caciques camp cannon canoes capital captain captured causeway cavalry Cempoala Champoton chief Cholulans coast column command companions conquered conquest conquistadors Cordoba Cortes sent Cortes wrote crossbows Cruz Cuauhtemoc Cuba days Cortes dead dian Dona Marina enemy entered expedition fight Finally fleet fought gold Gonzalo de Sandoval governor Grijalva guard gunners horsemen horses iards invaders island killed King Charles knew Lake Texcoco land mainland Maya messengers Mexican Mexico City Montezuma moved Nacional Narvaez natives night Olid once ordered peace Pedro de Alvarado prepared priests prisoner Quetzalcoatl reached retreat royal sailed ships shore siege siege of Tenochtitlan soon Spain Span Spaniards Spanish Spanish force Spanish soldiers streets sword temple Tenoch Tenochtitlan TEXT CONTINUED thousand Tlaxcalans told took town treasure troops Velasquez Vera Cruz vessels victory Villa Rica wait wounded Yucatan zuma