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Prescott, William Hickling 1796-1859

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Works: 1,018 works in 5,114 publications in 15 languages and 49,241 library holdings
Genres: History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biography  Notebooks, sketchbooks, etc  Observations  Juvenile works  Records and correspondence  Portraits  Military history  Bibliography 
Roles: Author, Composer, Editor, Creator, Speaker, Contributor, Compiler
Classifications: F1230, 972.02
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History of the conquest of Peru by William Hickling Prescott( Book )
704 editions published between 1800 and 2013 in 11 languages and held by 8,025 libraries worldwide
Details Pizarro's ferocious seizure of the Incas, exploring the "most brilliant passages of Spanish adventure in the New World."
The history of the conquest of Mexico by William Hickling Prescott( Book )
677 editions published between 1800 and 2013 in 9 languages and held by 7,140 libraries worldwide
Expounds upon the virtues of Mexico while seeking to explain the tragedy of the country's defeat in terms of its neighboring civilizations
History of the reign of Ferdinand and Isabella, the Catholic by William Hickling Prescott( Book )
604 editions published between 1800 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 4,706 libraries worldwide
Historia del reyno de Ferdinand y Isabella, la Católica. Texto en inglés
History of the conquest of Mexico, and History of the conquest of Peru by William Hickling Prescott( Book )
173 editions published between 1843 and 2009 in 7 languages and held by 4,407 libraries worldwide
Tells the stories of Cortes' subjugation of the Aztecs in Mexico and Pizzaro's subjugation of the Incas in Peru
History of the reign of Philip the Second, king of Spain by William Hickling Prescott( Book )
267 editions published between 1845 and 2000 in 5 languages and held by 2,283 libraries worldwide
Biographical and critical miscellanies by William Hickling Prescott( Book )
144 editions published between 1845 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,696 libraries worldwide
This 1845 collection of essays includes: Charles Brockden Brown, The American Novelist, Asylum for the Blind, Irving's Conquest of Granada, Cervantes, Sir Walter Scott, Chateaubriand's English Literature, and Moliere, among others
The history of the reign of the emperor Charles the Fifth by William Robertson( Book )
132 editions published between 1856 and 2011 in English and held by 1,209 libraries worldwide
The world of Aztecs by William Hickling Prescott( Book )
53 editions published between 1966 and 1990 in 6 languages and held by 1,069 libraries worldwide
The text of this book is mainly derived from book 1 of Prescott's History of the conquest of Mexico
The world of Incas by William Hickling Prescott( Book )
21 editions published between 1970 and 1989 in English and German and held by 972 libraries worldwide
William H. Prescott's history of the conquest of Mexico by William Hickling Prescott( file )
6 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 826 libraries worldwide
This book contains a substantial extract from William H. Prescott's major work A History of the Conquest of Mexico . Prescott lived from 1796-1859 and his book was a pioneering view of the Aztec civilisation. The country of the ancient Mexicans or Aztecs, as they were known, formed but a very small part of the extensive territories which make up modern Mexico. The story of the life of Hernando Cortes, the Conqueror and the tragic story of Moctezuma the Aztec king are essential to this history. It has been immortalised in works such as the play The Royal Hunt of the Sun . In his fascinating int
Histories: the rise and decline of the Spanish Empire. [The essence of Ferdinand and Isabella. The conquest of Mexico, the conquest of Peru, and Philip II] by William Hickling Prescott( Book )
6 editions published in 1963 in English and held by 768 libraries worldwide
Mexico : and the life of the conqueror Fernando Cortes by William Hickling Prescott( Book )
26 editions published between 1843 and 1910 in English and held by 675 libraries worldwide
Peru by William Hickling Prescott( Book )
18 editions published between 1847 and 1911 in English and held by 638 libraries worldwide
William Hickling Prescott; representative selections, with introduction, bibliography, and notes by William Hickling Prescott( Book )
15 editions published between 1943 and 1979 in English and Undetermined and held by 545 libraries worldwide
The conquest of Mexico, The conquest of Peru, and other selections by William Hickling Prescott( Book )
10 editions published between 1966 and 1967 in English and held by 347 libraries worldwide
The works of William H. Prescott by William Hickling Prescott( Book )
18 editions published between 1895 and 1969 in English and held by 261 libraries worldwide
Memoir of the Honorable Abbott Lawrence Prepared for the National Portrait Gallery by William Hickling Prescott( Book )
8 editions published between 1856 and 1975 in English and held by 257 libraries worldwide
Historia de la conquista de México, con una ojeada preliminar sobre la antigua civilizacion de los Mexicanos, y con la vida de su conquistador, Fernando Cortes by William Hickling Prescott( Book )
67 editions published between 1815 and 2006 in Spanish and French and held by 242 libraries worldwide
The Loma Prieta, California, earthquake of October 17, 1989--main-shock characteristics by Paul Spudich( Book )
1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 233 libraries worldwide
Conquest of Peru by William Hickling Prescott( Book )
37 editions published between 1847 and 2002 in 4 languages and held by 229 libraries worldwide
This volume chronicles, by using the firsthand accounts of eminent 16th-century captains and statesmen, the overthrow of the Inca Empire by the Spanish adventurers under Pizarro's command. Rich in vivid anecdotes, it recaptures the glories of Inca society before European contact
 
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Alternative Names
Hickling Prescott, William 1796-1859
Prescott, Guillermo H.
Prescott, Guillermo H. 1796-1859
Prescott, Guillermo Hickling 1796-1859
Prescott, W. H.
Prescott, W. H. 1796-1859
Prescott, W. H. (William Hickling), 1796-1859.
Prescott, William
Prescott, William 1795-1859
Prescott, William 1796-1859
Prescott, William H.
Prescott, William H. 1796-1859
Prescott, William H. (William Hickling), 1796-1859.
Prescott, William Hickling
Preskott, Villiam
Preskott, Villĭam 1796-1859
プレスコット, W. H
Languages
English (2,701)
Spanish (227)
German (77)
French (67)
Italian (27)
Swedish (8)
Dutch (6)
Chinese (5)
Danish (5)
Russian (4)
Czech (3)
Finnish (2)
Slovenian (2)
Croatian (1)
Polish (1)
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