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Indian Conquistadors: Indigenous Allies in the Conquest of Mesoamerica
The conquest of the New World would hardly have been possible if the invading Spaniards had not allied themselves with the indigenous population. This book takes into account the role of native peoples as active agents in the Conquest through a review of new sources and more careful analysis of known but under-studied materials that demonstrate the overwhelming importance ...more
Hardcover, 368 pages
Published November 15th 2007 by University of Oklahoma Press
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The Collection of essays found within this book range in quality from good to excellent. For me, there were Four reviews stood out as excellent and they are; 'Whose Conquest?' by Laura E. Matthew, 'Concubines and Wives' by Robinson A. Herrara, 'Conquest, Coercion, and Collaboration' by Ida Altman, and 'By the Force of their Lives and the spilling of Blood' by Bret Blosser. It is within these chapters the book shows its worth. These chapters in conjunction with the well-written introduction and c ...more