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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After Cortés took his one - fifth share of the spoils , and set aside the same
amount for the Spanish monarch , the remainder was distributed to his men .
Each cavalryman received the equivalent of 80 pesos , and each foot soldier 50
or 60 ...
Even then , the monarch tempered his joy with distrust of this daring ,
independent warrior . The Revolt of the Comuneros had not yet been quelled ,
and Cortés ' s insubordination — no matter how extraordinarily beneficial it might
prove to the ...
Shortly after the fall of the Aztec empire , Cortés had written to Charles urging the
monarch to send missionaries to convert the Indians . A stalwart Christian ,
Cortés had always linked sovereignty and religion . He could not bear to rule
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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
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Birth of the Spanish City
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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