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The conquest of New Spain

Author: Bernal Díaz del Castillo; J M Cohen
Publisher: Middlesex, England ; Baltimore : Penguin Books, 1963.
Series: Penguin classics, L123.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Document   Computer File : 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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History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Díaz del Castillo, Bernal, 1496-1584.
Conquest of New Spain.
Middlesex, England ; Baltimore : Penguin Books, 1963
(DLC) 63005608
Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Bernal Díaz del Castillo; J M Cohen
ISBN: 0140441239 9780140441239
OCLC Number: 70781231
Notes: Translation of Historia verdadera de la conquista de la Nueva España.
Description: 1 online resource (412 pages) : maps.
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, L123.
Other Titles: Historia verdadera de la conquista de la Nueva España.
Responsibility: Bernal Díaz ; translated with an introd. by J.M. Cohen.

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