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History of the conquest of Mexico, and History of the conquest of Peru,by William H. Prescott.

Collection Type
Books
Originator
Prescott, William Hickling, 1796-1859.
Publication
New York, Modern library
Publisher Series
Modern Library giants.
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Contents
History of the conquest of Mexico -- Book I : Introduction -- view of the Aztec civilization [Aztecs, mythology, temple, human sacrifices, hieroglyphics, Tezcucans] -- Book II. Discovery of Mexico [Spain, Velasquez, voyage to Cozumel, Montezuma] -- Book III. March to Mexico [Tlascala, Tlascalans, attempted religious conversion, Cholula, great temple] -- Book IV. Residence in Mexico [Lake of Tezcuco, great market of Mexico, massacre by Alvarado] -- Book V. Expulsion from Mexico [Death of Montezuma, terrible slaughter, pyramids of teotihuacan, battle of Otumba] -- Book VI. Siege and surrender of Mexico [-- Book VII. Conclusion : Subsequent career of Cortez [Hernando].
History of the conquest of Peru -- Book I. Introduction -- view of the civilization of the Incas [royal family, justice, military, religion, education, sheep, great hunts, etc.] -- Book II. Discovery of Peru [Francisco Pizarro] -- Book III. Conquest of Peru [Huayna Capac, Atahuallpa, gold for ransom, Inca Manco, Hernando Pizarro] -- Book IV. Civil wars of the conquerors [Almargo, Vaca de Castro, Gonzalo Pizarro] -- Book V. Settlement of the country.
Date
[1936]
Description
xxxvi, 1288 pages illustrations (including maps) 21 cm.
Notes
"First Modern library edition, 1936."
Gift of Catherine Coolidge Lastavica
Inscribed "To Pop / Christmas 1944 / from Kitty"
GUSN
319810
Call Number
CPT CPT-01-110.395
Other People and Orgs
Conquest of Mexico (1519-1540)
Conquest of Peru (1522-1548)
Cortés, Hernán, (1485-1547)
Cortés, Hernán, 1485-1547.
Descriptive terms
1519-1540 (Conquête)
1522-1548 (Conquête)
Civilisation, Mexique 16e siècle.
Civilisation, Pérou 16e siècle.
Historia Conquista, 1512 1548.
History Conquest, 1519-1540.
History Conquest, 1522-1548.
Incas.
Mexique, Conquête.
Pérou, Conquête.
Veroveringen.
Places
Mexico
Mexico.
Mexique
Peru
Peru.
Perú
Pérou

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