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The Conquest of New Spain (Penguin Classics)

 
 
 
 
The Conquest of New Spain (Penguin Classics)
Author: Bernal Diaz Del Castillo
ISBN 13: 9780140441239
ISBN 10: 140441239
Edition: N/A
Publisher: Penguin Books
Publication Date: 1963-08-30
Format: Paperback
Pages: 412
List Price: $18.00
 
 

The defeat of the Aztecs by Hernan Cortes and his small band of adventurers is one of the most startling military feats in history. Fifty years after the event Bernal Diaz (c.1498-c.1580), who served under Cortes, wrote this magnificent account of the march from the coast, Montezuma's death, the massacre of the Spaniards and the eventual capture of the capital of Mexico.