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11 edition of The conquistadors. found in the catalog.

The conquistadors.

Hammond Innes

The conquistadors.

by Hammond Innes

  • 339 Want to read
  • 5 Currently reading

Published by Knopf in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Mexico,
  • Peru
    • Subjects:
    • Mexico -- History -- Conquest, 1519-1540,
    • Peru -- History -- Conquest, 1522-1548

    • Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF1230 .I5
      The Physical Object
      Pagination336 p.
      Number of Pages336
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5683965M
      LC Control Number69015584

      " The book reveals who the conquistadors were and what made their adventures possible. Title The Conquistadors. Format Paperback. " See all. About this item. Shipping, Returns & Payments. Best Selling in Children & YA Non-Fiction. See all. The Action Bible: God's Redemptive Story (Hardcover, ).   Table of Contents of book Who is Who of the Conquistadors: Here is the table of contents of this book so that you may know exactly what it contains. 1. Conquistadors who went to New Spain in the expedition of Hernan Cortes in March 2. Conquistadors who reached New Spain from Cuba with Francisco de Salcedo (Saucedo) c. July 3.

      The Spanish Conquistadors were some of the first men to travel to the new world. They got their name from being both conquerors and explorers. They were mostly in search of gold and treasure. Here are few of the most famous Spanish Conquistadors: Hernan Cortes ( - ) Cortes was one of the first Conquistadors. He was responsible for. Get this from a library! Conquistadors. [Michael Wood] -- "In Conquistadors Michael Wood travels in the footsteps of some of the greatest of the Spanish adventurers, from Amazonia to Lake Titicaca and from the deserts of North Mexico to the heights of Machu.

      The empire of the sun ; The death of the Inca ; War between the conquistadors --Monks versus captains, or the conquistadors on trial. The Araucanians ; From the Río de la Plata to the Meschacébé ; The voice of a just man: Bartolomé de Las Casas ; Dirge for the conquistadors. Responsibility: by Jean Descola ; translated by Malcolm Barnes. BOOK REVIEWS The Conquistadors: First-person Accounts of the Conquest of Mexico. Edited and translated by Patricia de Fuentes. Foreword by Ross Hassig. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, pages. New World Encounters. Edited by Stephen Greenblatt. Berkeley: University of California Press, : Michael Palencia-Roth.


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I wanted to read up on the conquistadors, and therefor ordered 3 books in 1 go from Amazon. This book about the UNBELIEVABLE conquest of Mexico by Hernan Cortes, was a true eye opener. Like everybody else I had heard about the conquistadors and knew only so much. But this book opened like a whole new world to me/5().

In his book, Conquistadors, Michael Wood presents the major Spanish expeditions in the Americas to conquer land for their King and to subjugate and convert the local indian populations. The author separates expeditions of Cortes, Pizarro, Orellanas, and more and then actually travels the known routes that they took to provide a modern day look /5.

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Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Conquistadors: A Post-apocalyptic Saga (The Black Autumn Series Book 2)/5(99). conquistador (kŏnkwĬs´tədôr, Span. kōng-kē´stäŧħôr´), military leader in the Spanish conquest of the New World in the 16th sco Pizarro, the conqueror of Peru, and Hernán Cortés, the conqueror of Mexico, were the greatest of the name is frequently used to mean any daring, ruthless adventurer.

See P. Horgan, Conquistadors in North American History. Innes explains how the Reconquista left its stamp on the conquistadors. He also explains why Cortes should be classed as one of the great military leaders, a view with which I agree.

The contrast with Pizzaro is significant, and the second half of the book is devoted to Pizzaro's conquest of the Incas. A good read/5.

The book reads more like a story unfolding rather than a statement of the historical record. The events are made The conquistadors.

book realer by the authors descriptions of the current places which he encounters as he follows the footsteps of the conquistadors. Any additional comments. This is a great book that is The conquistadors. book worth a second listen. About the Book. Following in the footsteps of the greatest Spanish adventurers, Michael Wood retraces the path of the conquistadors from Amazonia to Lake Titicaca, and from the deserts of North Mexico to the heights of Machu Picchu.

Buy a cheap copy of Conquistadors book by Michael Wood. First the Trojan War, then the eras of Alexander the Great and King Arthur. Now, in this companion volume to the BBC/PBS television series, the indefatigable Free shipping over $   Buddy Levy is the author of the recent books No Barriers: A Blind Man’s Journey to Kayak the Grand Canyon (with Erik Weihenmeyer), Geronimo: Leadership Strategies of an American Warrior (with Mike Leach), and River of Darkness: Francisco Orellana’s Legendary Voyage of Death and Discovery Down the Amazon.

His other books include Conquistador: Brand: Tantor Media, Inc. "Puritan Conquistadors is an important book that deserves to be read by a broad audience. Specialists will appreciate the breadth of research, and students will gain much from the clarity of its argument and elegance of its prose.

This enthralling study which examines the impact of the Spaniards upon the Aztec and Inca worlds is dominated by the personalities involved, in particular Cortes and Montezuma. Their confrontation in the Aztec lake-city of Tenochtitlan is a moving drama of human conflict revealing the dilemma and the enigma of the Indians.

It is a story of battles and voyages, full of strange /5(2). Another gripping book in my all time favorite series.

Conquistadors delivers a rich and gripping plot, which you experience through perspectives of such great characters you come to know so well. The authors obviously know their stuff when it comes to post apocalyptic scenarios like this.

Following in the footsteps of the greatest Spanish adventurers, Michael Wood retraces the path of the conquistadors from Amazonia to Lake Titicaca, and from the deserts of North Mexico to the heights of Machu Picchu.

As he travels the same routes as Hernán Cortés, and Francisco and Gonzalo Pizarro, Wood describes the dramatic events that accompanied /5(2). Conquistadors Michael Wood BBC Books £, pp Buy it at BOL.

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In destroying the empire of the Songhay, the Moroc. PUBLISHERS WEEKLY MAY 1, In Conquistadors, journalist and filmmaker Michael Wood (In Search of the Trojan War) travels the routes of the Spanish explorers and conquerors (and often by the same means, including a homemade balsa raft on Coca River rapids) the length and breadth of South and Central America and some of North America as well.5/5(1).

trips that followed in the footsteps of these book isn't intended to dive deeply into each adventure. But the detail is more than adequate and certainly whetted my desire to learn more.I highly recommend this book.

This is a very good summary of the principal conquistadors and their exploits, but loses its way inFile Size: KB. The book of the Conquistador-turned-historian Cieza de Leon confirms this from interviews with Inca eye-witnesses, The deeds of the Conquistadors, for example, led to a passionate debate in.

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All you need to do it tell us you want to join Book Conquistadors and let us know what you read or are reading this year! In June, we will have a book party for all our.What the Conquistadors Brought to the New World. They brought sophisticated weapons, at least by sixteenth century standards.

The Spanish made fine swords and armor. They brought Catholicism, a religion the Indians didn’t understand. The conquistadors also brought something far more perilous than any man-made : Kathy Warnes.

Conquistador, any of the leaders in the Spanish conquest of America, especially of Mexico and Peru, in the 16th century. The conquest of Mexico was carried out by Hernan Cortes, who landed at Veracruz in ; Peru was conquered by Francisco Pizarro and Diego del Almagro, which began in