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The conquest of New Spain

Author: Bernal Díaz del Castillo; J M Cohen
Publisher: London : The Folio Society, 1974, ©1963.
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Recollections of the conquest of New Spain describes the various expeditions, marches, embassies, important leaders, sieges, and captures.
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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Hernán Cortés; Hernán Cortés
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bernal Díaz del Castillo; J M Cohen
OCLC Number: 1023926
Notes: Two maps on endpapers.
Illustrations are from the Codex Florentino. Maps drawn by K.C. Jordan.
Translation of most of the first 157 chapters of: Historia verdadera de la conquista de la Nueva España.
Originally published: Harmondsworth, England ; Baltimore, Md. : Penguin Books, 1963. With added illustratons.
Description: 351 pages, [16] leaves of plates : illustrations (1 color), 3 maps ; 25 cm
Contents: The expedition of Francisco Hernandez de Cordoba --
The expedition of Juan de Grijalva --
The expedition of Hernando Cortes: preparations --
The voyage --
Doña Marina's story --
A pause on the coast --
The stay at Cempoala --
The foundation of Vera Cruz --
The march to Cingapacinga and return to Cempoala --
Events at Vera Cruz: the destruction of the ships --
The Tlascan campaign --
Peace with Tlascala: embassies from Mexico --
The march to Mexico --
The entrance into Mexico --
The stay in Mexico --
Montezuma's captiviy --
Cortes in difficulties --
The flight from Mexico --
Cortes collects fresh strength --
Expeditions around the lake --
The siege and capture of Mexico.
Other Titles: Historia verdadera de la conquista de la Nueva España.
Responsibility: Bernal Díaz ; translated and introduced by J.M. Cohen.

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Recollections of the conquest of New Spain describes the various expeditions, marches, embassies, important leaders, sieges, and captures.

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