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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First , the Aztecs gave them mantles , robes , and jewelry as rewards for helping
to keep their tribes submissive . Then , they were made to witness the butchering
of their own warriors , as a warning against the consequences of rebellion .
The victory celebrations for his first war had hardly ended when Motecuhzoma
was forced to organize another military expedition , this time against the Xaltepec
tribe , which was refusing to send either tribute or sacrificial victims . Xaltepec lay
The stalemate with Motecuhzoma suited Cortés . He needed time to consolidate
his position before marching inland toward the Valley of Mexico . During the next
four months , he sought to expand his alliance with local tribes and impose more
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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