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Francisco Pizarro : the conquest of Peru

Author: Milton Meltzer
Publisher: New York : Benchmark Books, ©2005.
Series: Great explorations.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Introduces the life of the explorer who was sent to Peru in the sixteenth century by the king of Spain to conquer the Incas and claim their land and wealth for the Spanish crown.
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Named Person: Francisco Pizarro; Francisco Pizarro; Francisco Pizarro
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Milton Meltzer
ISBN: 0761416072 9780761416074
OCLC Number: 51389206
Description: 80 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), color maps ; 26 cm.
Contents: Where Pizarro came from --
The Spanish conquistadores --
The business of conquest --
A glimpse of gold --
The Inca empire --
Epidemics and civil wars --
The decisive day --
Turning an empire into a colony --
The struggle for freedom.
Series Title: Great explorations.
Responsibility: Milton Meltzer.

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Introduces the life of the explorer who was sent to Peru in the sixteenth century by the king of Spain to conquer the Incas and claim their land and wealth for the Spanish crown.

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