Victors and Vanquished Spanish and Nahua Views of the Conquest of Mexico by Na Na
  

Synopsis

Victors and Vanquished Spanish and Nahua Views of the Conquest of Mexico by Na Na

Using excerpts primarily drawn from Bernal Diaz's 1632 account of the Spanish victory and from testimonies - many recently uncovered - of indigenous Nahua survivors gathered by Bernardino de Sahagun, Victors and Vanquished clearly demonstrates how personal interests, class and ethnic biases, and political considerations can influence interpretation of events. A substantial introduction is followed by 9 chronological sections that illuminate the major events and personalities in this powerful historical episode and reveal the changing attitudes toward European expansionism.

Reviews

Schwartz has made readily available to the lay reader much of the specialist work on this period in this highly recommended book. - History: Reviews of New Books [What] emerges from Schwartz's arrangement of the sources is a fairly nuanced vision of the political situation in central Mexico during this epic clash of cultures. - The Sixteenth Century Journal

About the Author

Stuart B. Schwartz is George Burton Adams Professor of History at Yale University.

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Format

Paperback
287 pages

Author

Na Na
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Publisher


www.springer.com/

Publication date

5th February 2000

ISBN

9781349626328


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