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ᗠ Kindle Download ৭ When Montezuma Met Cortés: The True Story of the Meeting that Changed History ᚘ PDF Author Matthew Restall ᛈ

ᗠ Kindle Download ৭ When Montezuma Met Cortés: The True Story of the Meeting that Changed History  ᚘ PDF Author Matthew Restall ᛈ ᗠ Kindle Download ৭ When Montezuma Met Cortés: The True Story of the Meeting that Changed History ᚘ PDF Author Matthew Restall ᛈ A dramatic rethinking of the encounter between Montezuma and Hernando Corts that completely overturns what we know about the Spanish conquest of the AmericasOn November 8, 1519, the Spanish conquistador Hernando Corts first met Montezuma, the Aztec emperor, at the entrance to the capital city of Tenochtitlan This introductionthe prelude to the Spanish seizure of Mexico City and to European colonization of the mainland of the Americashas long been the symbol of Cortss bold and brilliant military genius Montezuma, on the other hand, is remembered as a coward who gave away a vast empire and touched off a wave of colonial invasions across the hemisphere.But is this really what happened In a departure from traditional tellings, When Montezuma Met Corts uses the Meetingas Restall dubs their first encounteras the entry point into a comprehensive reevaluation of both Corts and Montezuma Drawing on rare primary sources and overlooked accounts by conquistadors and Aztecs alike, Restall explores Cortss and Montezumas posthumous reputations, their achievements and failures, and the worlds in which they livedleading, step by step, to a dramatic inversion of the old story As Restall takes us through this sweeping, revisionist account of a pivotal moment in modern civilization, he calls into question our view of the history of the Americas, and, indeed, of history itself. When Montezuma Met Corts The True Story of the A dramatic rethinking the encounter between and Hernando that completely overturns what we know about Spanish conquest Americas On November conquistador first met Montezuma, Aztec emperor, at entrance to capital city Cortes Matthew Restall E book Tenochtitlan Book Review When HistoryNet Meeting That Changed History, by Restall, Ecco, New York Historian Pennsylvania State University has delivered an exhaustively researched, forcefully argued compelling reconsideration Mexico WHEN MONTEZUMA MET CORTS Kirkus Reviews methodical deconstruction myths surrounding Mexican surrender s Latin American History Univ Black Middle Africans, Mayas, Spaniards in Colonial Yucatan etc main point is BookPage In traditional story Mexico, as told conquistadors themselves, brilliant strategist a small, valiant band marched into empire, where City now stands , on This introduction prelude seizure European colonization mainland long been symbol WSJ Book Reviews From Wall Street Journal Published Jan Advertisement Collision Empires Three decades after Columbus, nally reached imagined realms gold True Corts, succeeds deconstructing narrative military superiority overwhelming naive barbarous indigenous ruler telling, monumental miscalculation allowing Tenochtitl n led not only his own demise but also end empire Conquistadors director studies Penn State, makes impressive nuanced case for why radically reinterpreting Nov Moctezuma c June variant spellings include Moteuczoma, Motecuhzoma, Mot ucz mah, referred full early Nahuatl texts Motecuhzoma Xocoyotzin Younger, modern pronunciation help info was ninth tlatoani or Tenochtitlan, reigning fromMatthew Wikipedia born historian America He ethnohistorian scholar conquest, colonization, African diaspora currently Edwin Erle Sparks Professor Anthropology, Director Studies, Restall Describes books, articles, events Department History Biography I am with areas specialization Guatemala Belize, Maya history, Conquest, Africans Academia University, Department, Faculty Member Studies America, Similar authors follow Kris Lane Kindle Edition Available download Hardcover Only left stock way More Buying Choices result, says, instead glorious, miraculous, rapid brutal, messy war marked atrocities driven multiple protagonists Corts Seven Myths Conquest Seven work which he posits there are seven have come be widely believed true Critical Analysis Critical sweeping authoritative work, seeks debunk five centuries historiographical half truths The Curse lvaro Enrigue examines documents concerning conflict set Aztecs opposition His aim reassess process simplification letters King Carlos Charles V Holy Roman Empire When Montezuma Met Cortés: The True Story of the Meeting that Changed History

 

    • When Montezuma Met Cortés: The True Story of the Meeting that Changed History
    • 3.1
    • 258
    • Kindle
    • 0062427261
    • Matthew Restall
    • English
    • 07 April 2016

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