Montezuma, Cortes, and the Fall of Old Mexico
ISBN10: 0671511041 ISBN13: 9780671511043 Publisher: Simon & Schuster Published: Apr 7 1995 Weight: 2.65lbs. Height: 9.25" Width: 6.50" Depth: 2.00" Language: English
THE UNPARALLELED HISTORY OF THE FALL OF OLD MEXICO Drawing on newly discovered sources and writing with brilliance, drama, and profound historical insight, Hugh Thomas presents an engrossing narrative of one of the most significant events of Western history. Ringing with the fury of two great empires locked in an epic battle, Conquest captures in extraordinary detail the Mexican and Spanish civilizations and offers unprecedented in-depth portraits of the legendary opponents, Montezuma and Cortés. Conquest is an essential work of history from one of our most gifted historians.