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History of the conquest of Mexico ; & History of the conquest of Peru

Author: William Hickling Prescott
Publisher: New York : Cooper Square Press, 2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st Cooper Square Press edView all editions and formats
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Tells the stories of Cortes' subjugation of the Aztecs in Mexico and Pizzaro's subjugation of the Incas in Peru.
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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Hernán Cortés; Hernán Cortés; Francisco Pizarro
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William Hickling Prescott
ISBN: 0815410042 9780815410041
OCLC Number: 41488891
Notes: " ... Unabridged republication in one volume of the editions first published separately in New York in 1843 (Mexico) and in 1847 (Peru)"--Title page verso.
Description: xxxvi, 1288 pages : map ; 22 cm
Other Titles: History of the conquest of Peru.
Responsibility: William H. Prescott.

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Available in one volume, these two works represent both a triumph over personal adversity and an unsparing saga of religious imperialism.  Read more...

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[History of the Conquest of Mexico] is as much a triumph over the genre as it is a saga of religious imperialism, Hernan Cortes' harsh victory over the Aztec nation. -- Neil Baldwin Los Angeles Times

 
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