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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Before entering Indian villages , the conquistadores sent ahead their Totonac
allies to vaunt the supernatural power of Spanish weapons . Cortés then
promised the Indians protection against the Aztecs and an end to tribute . But he
was met ...
Motecuhzoma and his priests , standing guard at his side , angrily refused the
suggestion . Not wishing to provoke them further , Cortés excused himself and
descended the pyramid with his conquistadores , leaving Motecuhzoma behind
to try ...
king of perfidy , and then several conquistadores , drawing their swords , took him
prisoner . 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 ...
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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