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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:   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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Koch, Peter O., 1953-
Aztecs, the Conquistadors, and the making of Mexican culture.
Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., c2006
(OCoLC)607121502
Online version:
Koch, Peter O., 1953-
Aztecs, the Conquistadors, and the making of Mexican culture.
Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., c2006
(OCoLC)607665211
Named Person: Montezuma, Emperor of Mexico; Hernán Cortés
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Peter O Koch
ISBN: 0786422521 9780786422524
OCLC Number: 61362780
Description: viii, 275 p. : ill. ; 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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"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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