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Maya Conquistador
     

Maya Conquistador

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by Matthew Restall
 

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ISBN-10: 0807055077

ISBN-13: 9780807055076

Pub. Date: 08/28/1999

Publisher: Beacon Press

Exploring firsthand accounts written by Maya nobles from the sixteenth through the nineteenth centuries-many of them previously untranslated-Restall offers the first Maya account of the conquest. The story holds surprising twists: The conquistadors were not only Spaniards but also Mayas, reconstructing their own governance and society, and the Spanish

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Exploring firsthand accounts written by Maya nobles from the sixteenth through the nineteenth centuries-many of them previously untranslated-Restall offers the first Maya account of the conquest. The story holds surprising twists: The conquistadors were not only Spaniards but also Mayas, reconstructing their own governance and society, and the Spanish colonization of the Yucatan was part of an ongoing pattern of adaptation and survival for centuries.

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ISBN-13:
9780807055076
Publisher:
Beacon Press
Publication date:
08/28/1999
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
272
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.50(d)

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