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The golden empire : Spain, Charles V, and the creation of America

Author: Hugh Thomas
Publisher: New York : Random House, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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A narrative chronicle of Spain's dominant years traces Latin America's exploration, conquest, and economic development between 1522 and 1556, offering insight into how period accomplishments remain influential in today's world.
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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Charles, Holy Roman Emperor; Charles, Holy Roman Emperor; Kaiser Karl (Deutschland; Charles, Holy Roman Emperor; Charles, Holy Roman Emperor
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Hugh Thomas
ISBN: 9781400061259 1400061253
OCLC Number: 663459014
Description: xix, 646 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: A tale of two cities : New Spain and old. Cortés and the rebuilding of Mexico-Tenochtitlan, 1521-1524 ; Valladolid, 1522 ; Charles, king and emperor ; Christianity and the New World ; Charles at Valladolid, 1522-1523 ; Cortés in power, 1521-1524 --
Valladolid and Rome. Charles V : from Valladolid to the fall of Rome, 1527 ; Four brothers in a conquest : the Alvarados and Guatemala ; Charles and his empire ; Pedrarias, Panama, and Peru; Guzmán in New Spain ; Giants of their time : Charles, Cortés, Pizarro ; The Germans at the banquet : the Welsers ; Narváez and Cabeza de Vaca ; Ordaz on the Orinoco; Heredia at Cartagena ; Cortés and the Audiencia in New Spain ; Montejo in Yucatán ; To pass the sandbar --
Peru. Birú ; Pizarro's preparations ; Cajamarca ; The end of Atahualpa ; News of Peru ; The battle for Cuzco ; Almagro ; Pizarro's triumph and tragedy ; Vaca de Castro in Peru ; Gonzalo Pizarro and Orellana seek cinnamon and find the Amazon ; Orellana and New Andalusia ; The defeat of the viceroy ; Gonzalo and La Gasca ; Valdivia and Chile ; Valdivia's consummation --
Counter Reformation, counter Renaissance. Carolus Africanus ; The Indies finance Europe ; Federmann and Jiménez de Quesada ; The return of Cabeza de Vaca ; Soto in North America ; The magic lure of the New World ; Buenos Aires and Asunción : Pedro de Mendoza and Cabeza de Vaca ; New Spain with Antonio de Mendoza ; Coronado and the seven magic cities of Cibola ; Montejo and Alvarado in Yucatán and Guatemala --
The Indian soul. Las Casas, Pope Paul, and the Indian soul ; Controversy at Valladolid ; Las Casas and Sepúlveda ; The Knight of the Black Eagle ; The emperor at bay --
Appendix 1 : Genealogies --
Appendix 2 : Maps.
Responsibility: Hugh Thomas.

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A narrative chronicle of Spain's dominant years traces Latin America's exploration, conquest, and economic development between 1522 and 1556, offering insight into how period accomplishments remain influential in today's world.

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