Product details Format Paperback pages Dimensions x x Absolutely brilliant from Cortes hand. To view it, click here. Letters from Mexico Hernan Cortes. He was a brilliant tactician, both militarily and politically, was clearly quite charming and manipulative how else do you keep a bunch of blood and money thirsty professional soldiers in check a rebel, and above all, an adventurer.
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. Jun 17, Madelyn rated it it was ok Shelves: Published August 11th by Yale University Press first published Prince Henry “the Navigator” P. Cortes had a whole hell of a lot of things going for him that lead to his success in Central America. Dispatched from the UK in 2 business days When will my order arrive?
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Letters from Mexico
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This was a fascinating read, filled with tales of travel, fjentes, and war. It adds up to one of the most fascinating Machiavellian documents to come out of the Renaissance. Want to Read saving….
Elliot’s introductory essay explains Cortes’s conflicts with the Crown and with Diego Velazquez, the governor of Cuba.
Letters from Mexico by Hernán Cortés
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Letters from Mexico Hernan Cortes. He was a brilliant tactician, both militarily and politically, was fuentfs quite charming and manipulative how else do you keep a bunch of blood and money thirsty professional soldiers in check a rebel, and above all, an adventurer.
If you’re going to do that, might as well go back to the source. May 30, Ned rated it it was amazing Shelves: Published August 11th by Yale University Press first published Aug 07, Sharon marked it as to-read Shelves: On the other hand, it’s a riveting, nail-biting work of what amounts to science fiction, in the old Edgar Rice Burroughs vein.
My interest in this book comes from reading Barbara Kingsolver’s book – The Lacuna. Cortes had a whole hell of a lot of things going for him that lead to his success in Central America.