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History of the conquest of Mexico.

William Hickling Prescott

History of the conquest of Mexico.

by William Hickling Prescott

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Published by Bantam Books in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Mexico
    • Subjects:
    • Cortes, Hernando, 1487-1547.,
    • Mexico -- History -- Conquest, 1519-1540.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. [175]

      StatementWith an introd. by Henry Bamford Parkes.
      SeriesBantam matrix editions DM1014
      ContributionsParkes, Henry Bamford, 1904-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF1230 .P9692
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxiv, 740 p.
      Number of Pages740
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5920882M
      LC Control Number64025020
      OCLC/WorldCa4054400

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      The History of the Conquest of Mexico was received extremely well, both critically and by the general public, despite Prescott's fears to the contrary. Those praising the work included George Hillard in the North American Review, George Ticknor Curtis in the Christian Examiner, Joseph Cogswell in the Methodist Quarterly, as well as the Dean Born: May 4, , Salem, Massachusetts. A book that every Mexican should read I am Mexican and after reading this book I can only say that I wish my history teachers would have been able to explain & teach the History of the Conquest of Mexico in such an objective & engaging manner.

      Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Prescott, William Hickling, History of the conquest of Mexico. Philadelphia: J.B.   Revival: History of the Conquest of Mexico () book With a Preliminary View of the Ancient Mexican Civilisation and the Life of the Conqueror, Hernando Cortes By William H Prescott.


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About History of the Conquest of Mexico “It is a magnificent epic,” said William H. Prescott after the publication of History of the Conquest of Mexico in Since then, his sweeping account of Cortés’s subjugation of the Aztec people has endured as a landmark work of scholarship and dramatic storytelling.

Conquest is a gigantic book about Montezuma, Cortes and the fall of old Mexico, as it states in the title. This book is huge and detailed; it's over pages long with tiny writing, and the footnotes/appendix make up another couple hundred pages, and then there's references, tables, diagrams, etc/5.

The book, is itself divided into two, one Mexico and the other for Peru. I pushed myself to read the conquest of Peru, that being i do not enjoy history of the Incas demise.

for the beginning of both story, Prescott makes sure, the reader understand the society and landscape.4/5. Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Print version: Prescott, William Hickling, History of the conquest of Mexico. Philadelphia, J.B. "It is a magnificent epic," said William H.

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History of the Conquest of Mexico & History of the Conquest of Peru unites in one volume for the first time two of Prescott's best known and most powerful works.

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