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.
Αποτελέσματα 1 - 3 από τα 75.
Another outbreak of smallpox occurred in 1538 . Between 1545 and 1548 , a form
of plague , called “ cocoliztli ” by the Indians , became the greatest killer of all ,
wiping out one third of the surviving native population throughout the country .
The Spaniards were well aware of this practice , but chose to ignore it as long as
caciques continued to deliver a satisfactory amount of native tribute and labor .
Yet another source of income for Guzmán was his control over the Coyoacán ...
Ostensibly , the lack of Spanish women in the new colony encouraged the white
settlers to find solace with the natives . ... But as fatal diseases scourged the
native community , unmarried or widowed Indian women sought out Spanish
men in ...
Τι λένε οι χρήστες - Σύνταξη κριτικής
La capital: the biography of Mexico CityΚριτική χρηστών - Not Available - Book Verdict
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
17 άλλες ενότητες δεν εμφανίζονται
Άλλες εκδόσεις - Προβολή όλων
Crisis mexicana de los noventa y la esperanza del nuevo milenio
Δεν υπάρχει διαθέσιμη προεπισκόπηση - 2002
Aztecs, Moors, and Christians: Festivals of Reconquest in Mexico and Spain
Περιορισμένη προεπισκόπηση - 2000