La Capital: The Biography of Mexico City
Random House, 1988 - 640 σελίδες
The history of Mexico City is a sweeping, dramatic saga of individuals confronting victory and defeat, opulence and misery, euphoria and catastrophe. A colorful panorama, told by a Latin American correspondent of the New York Times. 16 pages of photos.
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In atonement for his lapse in faith , Motecuhzoma ordered great levies of
sacrificial victims from his vassal tribes , especially those rumored to be near
rebellion . More than ever before , human flesh became a staple at banquets for
the warriors ...
He could now begin to devise a sophisticated strategy to deal with Motecuhzoma
. He would build alliances with vassal tribes without openly declaring his enmity
toward the Aztecs . Even while Cortés was negotiating with the Totonac ...
Motecuhzoma pleaded that his son and two daughters be taken as hostages in
his place . “ What will my chieftains say if they see me taken off as a prisoner ? ”
asked the king , afraid that he would lose the throne if his nobles suspected he
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Kandell, former Latin American correspondent for the New York Times and a native of Mexico City, has written a magnificent 700-year history of the first big city of the new world, today its largest ... Ανάγνωση ολόκληρης της κριτικής
The Valley and Its First Inhabitants
The Cannibal Empire
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Crisis mexicana de los noventa y la esperanza del nuevo milenio
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Aztecs, Moors, and Christians: Festivals of Reconquest in Mexico and Spain
Περιορισμένη προεπισκόπηση - 2000