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

Collection Type

  • Books and periodicals

GUSN

GUSN-319810

Description

xxxvi, 1288 pages illustrations (including maps) 21 cm.

Details

Descriptive Terms

Incas.
Veroveringen.
Pérou, Conquête.
Civilisation, Pérou 16e siècle.
Mexique, Conquête.
Civilisation, Mexique 16e siècle.
History Conquest, 1519-1540.
History Conquest, 1522-1548.
Historia Conquista, 1512 1548.
1519-1540 (Conquête)
1522-1548 (Conquête)

Originator

Prescott, William Hickling, 1796-1859.

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.

Publication

New York, Modern library

Publisher Series

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Description

xxxvi, 1288 pages illustrations (including maps) 21 cm.

Notes

"First Modern library edition, 1936."
Inscribed "To Pop / Christmas 1944 / from Kitty"
Gift of Catherine Coolidge Lastavica

Call Number

CPT CPT-01-110.395

Other People and Orgs

Cortés, Hernán, 1485-1547.
Cortés, Hernán, (1485-1547)
Conquest of Mexico (1519-1540)
Conquest of Peru (1522-1548)

Places

Mexico
Peru
Perú
Mexique
Pérou
Mexico.
Peru.