Letters from Mexico

Letters from Mexico

by Hernan Cortes
     
 

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Hernan Cortes's Cartas de Relacion, written over a seven-year period to Charles V of Spain, provide an extraordinary narrative account of the conquest of Mexico from the founding of the coastal town of Veracruz until Cortes's journey to Honduras in 1525.See more details below

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Hernan Cortes's Cartas de Relacion, written over a seven-year period to Charles V of Spain, provide an extraordinary narrative account of the conquest of Mexico from the founding of the coastal town of Veracruz until Cortes's journey to Honduras in 1525.

Editorial Reviews

Carlos Fuentes
One of the most fascinating Machiavellian documents to come out of the Renaissance. —Guardian
Helen Nader
The first reliable edition of the most important Spanish text . . . draws on Pagden's own profound knowledge of Mesoamerican cultures. —Sixteenth Century Journal
C. R. Boxer
The definitive edition [of the letters] in any language. —English Historical Review

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781607964919
Publisher:
Beta Nu Publishing
Publication date:
07/23/2012
Pages:
176
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.38(d)

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