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Hernando Cortez Makers of History (Makers of History #26)

3.75 of 5 stars 3.75  ·  rating details  ·  16 ratings  ·  2 reviews present you this wonderfully illustrated edition. The career of Hernando Cortez is one of the most wild and adventurous recorded in the annals of fact or fiction, and yet all the prominent events in his wondrous history are well authenticated. All truth carries with itself an important moral. The writer, in this narrative, has simply attempted to give a vivid i ...more
ebook, 270 pages
Published December 3rd 2010 by Pubone.Info (first published 1855)
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This is a very entertaining book and despite its years, it has a very enjoyable narrative.
I recommend this book for a first approach to Hernan Cortez, or for a first view of the history of the conquest of the Mexica Empire. With that in mind, this is a solid work.
A major limitation of this book is that is too much Western perspective oriented; very often falls in poor and short sighted statements of the culture of Mexica Empire, particularly in regard to their customs and ideology. Eg: Cortés ha
Great description of the Spanish conquest of Mexico. Very good writing style and so much detail.
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