William H. Prescott's History of the Conquest of Mexico

William H. Prescott's History of the Conquest of Mexico

eBook - 2009
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This book contains a substantial extract from William H. Prescott's major work A History of the Conquest of Mexico . Prescott lived from 1796-1859 and his book was a pioneering view of the Aztec civilisation. The country of the ancient Mexicans or Aztecs, as they were known, formed but a very small part of the extensive territories which make up modern Mexico. The story of the life of Hernando Cortes, the Conqueror and the tragic story of Moctezuma the Aztec king are essential to this history. It has been immortalised in works such as the play The Royal Hunt of the Sun . In his fascinating int
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : Barnes & Noble, 2009
ISBN: 9781411429581
Characteristics: 1 online resource


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