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Cortes and the Aztec conquest.

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Published by American Heritage Pub. Co.: book trade and institutional distribution by Harper & Row in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Mexico
    • Subjects:
    • Cortés, Hernán, 1485-1547 -- Juvenile literature,
    • Mexico -- History -- Conquest, 1519-1540 -- Juvenile literature

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 149.

      Other titlesHorizon (New York, N.Y.)
      StatementBy the editors of Horizon magazine. Author: Irwin R. Blacker. Consultant: Gordon Eckholm.
      GenreJuvenile literature.
      SeriesA Horizon caravel book
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF1230 .C9154
      The Physical Object
      Pagination153 p.
      Number of Pages153
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5941005M
      LC Control Number65011533


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Cortes and the Aztec conquest. by Irwin R. Blacker Download PDF EPUB FB2

It is true that relatively little is known about some of the details of Cortes' conquest of the Aztec empire, but the author omits many of the details that are known, and gives little information about tactics used by both by: 1. Cortés and the Aztec Conquest. In three years, the Spanish conquistador Hernán Cortés, leading a few hundred Spanish soldiers, overcame a centuries-old empire that could put tens of thousands of warriors on the field/5(7).

Ringing with the fury of two great empires locked in an epic battle, Conquest captures in extraordinary detail the Mexican and Spanish civilizations and offers unprecedented Cortes and the Aztec conquest.

book portraits of the legendary opponents, Montezuma and Cortés. Conquest is an essential work of history from one of our most gifted historians/5(83). "Horizon caravel book." The exciting story of the conquest and destruction of the Aztec civilization by Cortes during The illustrations are copious and lavish, many in full color.

Read more Read less5/5(3). Irwin R. Blacker is the author of Cortés and the Aztec : Irwin R. Blacker. Conquistador: Hernan Cortes, King Montezuma, and the Last Stand of the Aztec is the riveting and vivid account of Cortes and his brutal conquest of the Aztec empire in – Montezuma, king of the Aztecs, ruled over 15 million people when Cortes arrived with a few hundred Spanish soldiers and Cuban porters/5().

The Aztecs I have always been fascinated by Cortes and the Aztec empire. This book is an intriguing synopsis of his exploits - not overly long but detailed enough to give meat to the bones of history. The story does not glorify Cortes but neither does it diminish the warrior life of the Aztec empire.

I enjoyed this book. Thanks!/5(14). sought, but the destruction of the entire Aztec civilization. We hope you enjoyed this essay. Please support this year tradition of trusted historical writing and the volunteers that sustain it with a donation to American Heritage.

“Conquest: Cortes, Montezuma, and the Fall of Old Mexico” is without a doubt an extensive and well-researched book. With approximately 40% of it being pure sources, this book gives the reader a detailed account about all the events surrounding the conquest of Mexico/5.

This book is incredibly interesting both from the standpoint of the author, a man fromand the history of the conquest of the Aztecs. In most modern history books written nowadays, the Aztecs are portrayed as victims and the conquistadors as villains/5.

FromSpanish conquistador Hernan Cortes and his army brought down the mighty Aztec Empire, the greatest the New World had ever seen. He did it through a combination of luck, courage, political savvy and advanced tactics and weapons.

The Spanish conquest of the Aztec Empire, also known as the Conquest of Mexico or the Spanish–Mexican War (–21), was one of the primary events in the Spanish colonization of the are multiple 16th-century narratives of the events by Spanish conquerors, their indigenous allies, and the defeated was not solely a contest between a small Date: February – 13 August against the.

Hernán Cortés de Monroy y Pizarro Altamirano, 1st Marquess of the Valley of Oaxaca (/ k ɔːr ˈ t ɛ s /; Spanish: [eɾˈnaŋ koɾˈtes ðe monˈroj i piˈθaro]; – December 2, ) was a Spanish Conquistador who led an expedition that caused the fall of the Aztec Empire and brought large portions of what is now mainland Mexico under the rule of the King of Castile in the early 16th Born: Hernando Cortés de Monroy y Pizarro.

The war with the Mexicans had come to an end. The Aztec empire had crumbled with the destruction of its great and beautiful city. The breaking of the siege of Tenochtitlán marked the beginning of Spanish rule on the mainland of the New World.” ― Irwin R.

Blacker, Cortés and the Aztec Conquest/5. The Conquest of the Aztecs looks at the history and culture of the Aztec, while exploring the controversial lives and legacies of the man who ruled the empire and the man who conquered it.

Along with pictures and a bibliography, you will learn about Cortés, Montezuma and the Aztec like you never have : Charles River Editors. Bibliography: p. "Horizon caravel book." The exciting story of the conquest and destruction of the Aztec civilization by Cortes during Pages: Cortés and the Aztec Conquest Quotes Showing of 30 “After seventy-five days, Tenochtitlán had finally been subdued by the persistent Spaniards and abandoned by its people.

The war with the Mexicans had come to an by: 1. Conquest is the absolutely complete story of the yielding of one great empire to another. British historian Hugh Thomas has assembled an awe inspiring account of the backgrounds of Hernan Cortés, and his counterpart, the Emperor of the Mexica (Mesheeca, the author does not refer to them as Aztec, preferring to use the named they had for themselves) Cited by: "Horizon caravel book." The exciting story of the conquest and destruction of the Aztec civilization by Cortes during The illustrations are copious and lavish, many in full color.

Cortés and the Aztec Conquest - Ebook written by Irwin R. Blacker. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read Cortés and the Aztec Conquest.4/5(2). It is true that relatively little is known about some of the details of Cortes' conquest of the Aztec empire, but the author omits many of the details that are known, and gives little information about tactics used by both sides.4/5.

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Ininspired by rumors of gold and the existence of large, sophisticated cities in the Mexican interior, Hernán Cortés (–) was appointed to head an expedition of eleven ships and five hundred men to Mexico. At that time the great empire of the Mexica—now known as the Aztecs.

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Create # Cassell caravel books ;\/span>\n \u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\n schema. Cortes' conquest of Mexico in is one of the most famous stories in the world. Macaulay wrote that the way Aztec emperor Montezuma died was one of the two things that every schoolboy knew/5(2).

Conquest is the most detailed and engaging book I have read about Cortes and his campaign in America. The book introduces the reader to a vast array of Mexica and Spanish characters.

Hugh Thomas doesn't take sides in the conflict and neither portrays the Mexica nor the Spanish as saints or sinners/5(83). In three years, the Spanish conquistador Hernán Cortés, leading a few hundred Spanish soldiers, overcame a centuries-old empire that could put tens of thousands of warriors on the field.

Even after his god-like reputation had been shattered, and h. Cortes at Cozumel While waiting in Cozumel for the repair of one of his vessels, Cortés met Gerónimo de Aguilar, a Spaniard who had been shipwrecked off the coast of the Yucatan and had been captured by the Maya.

During his eight-year captivity, he became fluent in Chontal Maya and therefore was recognized as an Continue reading Hernán Cortés: The Conquest. Cortes and the Aztec Conquest (A Horizon Caravel Book) by Various A copy that has been read, but remains in clean condition.

All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. The spine may show signs of wear. Pages can include limited notes and highlighting, and the copy can include previous owner inscriptions. An ex-library book and may have standard library stamps and/or Seller Rating: % positive.

Read "Cortés and the Aztec Conquest" by Irwin R. Blacker available from Rakuten Kobo. In three years, the Spanish conquistador Hernán Cortés, leading a few hundred Spanish soldiers, overcame a centuries-old /5.

Atheneum, - Aztecs - pages 0 Reviews Describes the history and culture of the Aztec Indians in the Valley of Mexico and discusses how the arrival of the conquistador Hernando Cortes brought about the fall of their mighty empire.

The Spanish conquest of the Aztec Empire was one of the most significant events in the Spanish colonization of the Americas, as well as world gh the conquest of central Mexico was not the conquest of all regions in what is modern Mexico, the conquest of the Aztecs is the most significant overall.

[2] The conquest must be understood within the context of Spanish Date: February – Aug It is true that relatively little is known about some of the details of Cortes' conquest of the Aztec empire, but the author omits many of the details that are known, and gives little information about tactics used by both sides.

The fact that Cortes was able to prevail while running a fever most of the time and commanding only about troops /5(44). The ill and weakened Aztecs were defeated and the great Aztec Empire fell. Bernardino de Sahagún's personal history of the conquest, completed inconfirmed: "Among the Mexicans who fell victim to this pestilence was the lord.

May Cortes defeats Narvaez at the Battle of Cempoala and adds his men and supplies to his own. June Cortes returns to find Tenochtitlan in a state of uproar. June Montezuma is injured while pleading with his people for calm: he will die shortly from his wounds.

June the Night of Sorrows. Cortes and his men try to creep out of. Primary Source Packet 1. Letter, Hernán Cortés This excerpt from Cortés’ Second Letter, written to Charles V in and first published inis one of only two instances in Cortés’ letters to the King that explicitly mentions his indigenous translator.

The letters represent eye-witness accounts of the conquistadors’ deeds and File Size: 1MB. Aztecs and Spaniards: Cortés and the conquest of Mexico and culture of the Aztec Indians in the Valley of Mexico and discusses how the arrival of the conquistador Hernando Cortes brought about the fall of their mighty empire Access-restricted-item Internet Archive Books.

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Cortes and the Conquest of Mexico Cortes finally sailed for the cost of Yucatan on Febru with 11 ships, soldiers from surrounding Cuban ports, sailors and 16 horses. In March he landed in Tabasco where he built up an intelligence base in order to gain knowledge of the local Indians.

Bernal Díaz del Castillo (c. – Janu ) was a Spanish conquistador, who participated as a soldier in the conquest of Mexico under Hernán Cortés and late in his life wrote an account of the events.

As an experienced soldier of fortune, he had already participated in expeditions to Tierra Firme, Cuba, and to Yucatán before joining Cortés. Cortes and the Aztec Conquest.

New York: American Heritage, Many color and b/w Illus. 4to, pictorial boards. New York: American Heritage, ().

Very good Binding: Hardcover Condition: Very Good.Battle of Tenochtitlan (May 22–Aug ), military engagement between the Aztecs and a coalition of Spanish and indigenous combatants commanded by Hernan Cortes.

Cortes’s army besieged Tenochtitlan for 93 days. Superior weaponry and a devastating smallpox outbreak enabled the Spanish to conquer the city.

Years Later, The Spanish Conquest Of Mexico Is Still Being Debated The meeting of Aztec Emperor Montezuma II and Hernán Cortés and the events that followed weigh heavily in Mexico half a.