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The conquest of New Spain

Author: Bernal Diaz del Castillo; John Michael Cohen
Publisher: Middlesex, England : Penguin Books, 1963.
Series: Penguin classics.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats

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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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Diaz del Castillo, Bernal.
Conquest of New Spain.
Middlesex, England : Penguin Books, 1963
(DLC) 63005608
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Bernal Diaz del Castillo; John Michael Cohen
ISBN: 0140441239 9780140441239
OCLC Number: 162351797
Description: 1 online resource (412 Seiten) : Karten.
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.
Responsibility: Bernal Díaz ; translated with an introd. by J.M. Cohen.


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