No trivia or quizzes yet. To ask other readers questions about Letters from Mexico , please sign up. Sep 15, Brad Hart rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: Walden Henry David Thoreau. We’re featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book. So much contemporary travel writing simply reenacts the conquest and the reactions of the conquistadors. On the other hand, it’s a riveting, nail-biting work of what amounts to science fiction, in the old Edgar Rice Burroughs vein.
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One 3 books out of a library of at least tens of thousands survived. This was a fascinating read, filled with tales of travel, politics, and war. Published August 11th by Yale University Press first published There are no discussion topics on this book yet.
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Letters from Mexico by Hernán Cortés
If you’re going to do that, might as well go back to the source. For anyone interested in the history of Mexico, Latin America, or the colon This was a fascinating read, filled with tales of travel, politics, and war. So essy contemporary travel writing simply reenacts the conquest and the reactions of the conquistadors.
The lack of details adds to the callousness of the beginning of the European destruction of the Americas. This is a fantastic history written by Cortes himself!
Cortez’s account of his conquest of the Aztec empire is on cores one hand utterly horrifying–it’s as if the influenza virus were writing its life story. Aug 07, Sharon marked it as to-read Shelves: Sean rated it it was amazing May 03, From Jesus to Christ Paula Fredriksen.
Et tout cela avec esssay centaine de fantassins, 15 arquebuses et 10 chevaux. Absolutely brilliant from Cortes hand. For anyone interested in the history of Mexico, Latin America, or the colonization of the Americas by European powers, it is a must read.
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Herann Henry “the Navigator” P. No trivia or quizzes yet. Paperbackpages. Nothing about this Event yup, capital e in history was simple and it keeps getting more and more jaw dropping until you get to the end.
Letters from Mexico
What xarlos PR master Hernan Cortes was. Comme La Guerre des Gaules, c’est un document exceptionnel. My interest in this book comes from reading Barbara Kingsolver’s book – The Lacuna.
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This is an excellent translation, with good explanatory notes and bibliography. Libraries in the Ancient World Lionel Casson.