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The Conquistadors - Restall, Matthew, and Fernandez-Armesto, Felipe
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With startling speed, Spanish conquistadors invaded hundreds of Native American kingdoms, took over the mighty empires of the Aztecs and Incas, and initiated an unprecedented redistribution of the world's resources and balance of power. They changed the course of history, but the myth they established was even stranger than their real achievements. This Very Short Introduction deploys the latest scholarship to shatter and replace the traditional narrative. Chapters explore New World civilizations prior to the invasions, the ...

The Conquistadors 2012, Oxford University Press, USA, Oxford, England

ISBN-13: 9780195392296

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