This study examines the impact of the Spaniards upon the Aztec and Inca worlds, and is dominated by the personalities involved, in particular Cortes and Mectezuma. Their confrontation in the Aztec lake-city of Tenochtitlan is moving drama of human conflict revealing the dilemma and the enigma of the Indians. It is a story of battles and voyages, full of strange episodes - Cortes burning his ships, Pizarro drawing a line with his sword, saying "gentlemen, this line represents toil, hunger, thirst, weariness, sickness" and ...

The Conquistadors 1986, HarperCollins Distribution Services

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The Conquistadors 1972, HarperCollins Publishers Ltd, London

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The Conquistadors 1969, HarperCollins Distribution Services

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