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The conquest of New Spain

Author: Bernal Díaz del Castillo; J M Cohen; Betty Radice
Publisher: London : Clays Ltd./Penguin, ©1963
Series: Penguin classics
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Presents a description of the Spanish landing in Mexico in 1520 and their amazement at the city, the exploitation of the natives for gold and other treasures, the expulsion and flight of the  Read more...

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Named Person: Hernán Cortés
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bernal Díaz del Castillo; J M Cohen; Betty Radice
ISBN: 9780140441239 0140441239
OCLC Number: 316799753
Language Note: Translated from the Spanish.
Notes: Set in Linotype Pilgrim.
Description: 416 pages : maps ; 19 cm.
Contents: The expedition of Francisco Hernandex de Cordoba; the expedition of Juan de Grijalva; the expedition of Hernando Cortes - preparations; the voyage; Dona Marina's story; a pause on the coast; the stay at Cempoala; the foundation of Vera Cruz; the march to Cingapacinga and return of Cempoala; events at Vera Cruz - the destruction of the ships; the Tlascalan campaign; peace with Tlascala - embassies from Mexico; the march to Mexico; the entrance into Mexico; the stay in Mexico; Montezuma's captivity; Cortes in difficulties; the flight from Mexico; Cortes collects fresh strength; expeditions around the lake; the siege and capture of Mexico.
Series Title: Penguin classics
Other Titles: Historia verdadera de la conquista de la Nueva España.
Responsibility: Bernal Díaz del Castillo ; translated with an introduction by J.M. Cohen, advisory editor, Betty Radice.

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