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The Aztecs, the Conquistadors, and the making of Mexican culture

Author: Peter O Koch
Publisher: Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This book discusses the battles between the Spanish explorers and the Aztecs--battles that culminated in the ruin of a civilization. Alternating between Aztec and Spanish history, it discusses events and motivations on each side and includes a thorough account of the struggle between Cortés and Montezuma"--Provided by publisher.
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Genre/Form: History
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Koch, Peter O., 1953-
Aztecs, the Conquistadors, and the making of Mexican culture.
Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., ©2006
(OCoLC)607121502
Online version:
Koch, Peter O., 1953-
Aztecs, the Conquistadors, and the making of Mexican culture.
Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., ©2006
(OCoLC)607665211
Named Person: Montezuma, Emperor of Mexico; Hernán Cortés; Hernán Cortés; Montezuma, Emperor of Mexico
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Peter O Koch
ISBN: 0786422521 9780786422524
OCLC Number: 61362780
Description: viii, 275 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: The flight of the feathered serpent --
The Spanish invasion --
The flight from Aztlán --
The voyage of Francisco de Córdoba --
A stone rising from the water --
The Grijalva expedition --
The road to empire --
In search of fame and fortune --
Divine dedication --
Tales of the bearded men --
The empire that was Montezuma's --
Native alliances --
The long road to Tlaxcala --
The massacre at Cholula --
Into the realm of enchantment --
The reins of power --
The struggle for control of Mexico --
The rage of the sun god --
La noche triste --
A foregone conclusion.
Responsibility: Peter O. Koch.
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Tracing events from the discovery of the New World through the fall of the Aztec empire in 1521, this book discusses the battles between the Spanish explorers and the Aztecs. Placing emphasis on  Read more...

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