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Conquistadors

Author: Susan Nichols
Publisher: New York : Britannica Educational Publishing in association with Rosen Educational Services, 2017.
Series: Warriors around the world.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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This text shines a spotlight on the story of the Spanish fighter-turned-explorer, the conquistador. Coverage is given to what it meant to be a conquistador as well as the conquistador's goals: gold, God, and glory. In this title, the reader is taken past the initial phase of land discovery into an exploration of the later stages of colonial land acquisition and European authority over indigenous peoples.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Conquistadors.
New York : Britannica Educational Publishing in association with Rosen Educational Services, 2017
(DLC) 2016020885
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Susan Nichols
ISBN: 9781508103639 1508103631
OCLC Number: 968121947
Description: 1 online resource (48 pages) : illustrations (chiefly color), maps, portraits.
Contents: The quest for gold --
The quest for God --
Civilizations forever altered --
Falling short of glory.
Series Title: Warriors around the world.
Responsibility: Susan Nichols.

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This text shines a spotlight on the story of the Spanish fighter-turned-explorer, the conquistador. Coverage is given to what it meant to be a conquistador as well as the conquistador's goals: gold, God, and glory. In this title, the reader is taken past the initial phase of land discovery into an exploration of the later stages of colonial land acquisition and European authority over indigenous peoples.

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