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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The most powerful tribes in the Valley of Mexico were all governed by strong
monarchies , and a more centralized rule seemed inevitable for the Aztecs as
well . To forestall the kind of internal rivalries that had led to the creation of a
24 Motecuhzoma ' s capitulation seemed complete . He even pleaded with
Cortés not to pay heed to the exaggerations voiced about him and his city by
enemy tribes : “ I . . . know that they have told you the walls of my houses are
made of gold ...
The dilemma seemed beyond solution even for a man as enormously resourceful
as Cortés . To remain with his conquistadores in Tenochtitlán was folly . It would
give Narváez time to consolidate his hold over Cortés ' s Indian allies and ...
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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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Άλλες εκδόσεις - Προβολή όλων
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