Revival: History of the Conquest of Mexico (1886): With a Preliminary View of the Ancient Mexican Civilisation and the Life of the Conqueror, Hernando Cortes, 2nd Edition (Paperback) book cover

Revival: History of the Conquest of Mexico (1886)

With a Preliminary View of the Ancient Mexican Civilisation and the Life of the Conqueror, Hernando Cortes, 2nd Edition

By William H Prescott

Edited by John Foster Kirk

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762 pages

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Description

A dramatic account of the conquest of Mexico, from first contact with the Aztec civilisation through to Cortes' expulsion and subsequent career. The book is not only interesting for the historic content withe relevance to Latin America to this day, but also as a notable example of historical scholarship and of English literature in general.

Table of Contents

1. Discovery of Mexico 2. March to Mexico 3. Residence in Mexico 4. Expulsion from Mexico 5. Seige and Surrender

About the Author/Editor

William Hickling Prescott (1796 - 1859) was an American historian and Hispanist, who is widely recognized by historiographers to have been the first American scientific historian.

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
HIS000000
HISTORY / General
HIS025000
HISTORY / Latin America / Mexico