Hernando Cortes
Five Letters, 1519-1526

 

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Hernando Cortes
Five Letters, 1519-1526

by Hernan Cortes (Author)
J. Bayard Morris (Introduction)
J. Bayard Morris (Translator)
J. Bayard Morris (Volume Editor)

 

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ISBN: 9780393098778

 

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These five letters, written by the Spanish conqueror, Hernando Cortes, to the Emperor Charles V of Spain between 1519 and 1526, record the earliest discoveries of mainland Mexico, and describe the Spanish invasion and conquest of Montezuma's empire through the eyes of the conqueror.


These five letters by the Spanish conqueror, Hernando Cortes, were written to the Emperor Charles V of Spain between 1519 and 1526. They describe the earliest discoveries of the mainland, the perilous trek into hostile country, the capture of the Aztec capital, the extension of Cortes' power throughout Mexico, the expedition to Honduras, and the organization and ordering of the Spanish empire in the new world.


 

ISBN 39309877
ISBN13 9780393098778
Publisher WW Norton & Co
Format Paperback
Publication date 09/09/1992
Pages 432
Weight (grammes) 420
Published in United States
Height (mm) 198
Width (mm) 134