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Author Restall, Matthew, 1964-

Title Seven myths of the Spanish conquest / Matthew Restall.

Imprint New York : Oxford University Press, 2003.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe Kansas Collection J Schick  980.013072 R313s 2003    ---  Lib Use Only
Description xix, 218 p. : ill., 1 map ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 193-207) and index.
Contents A handful of adventurers : the myth of exceptional men -- Neither paid nor forced : the myth of the king's army -- Invisible warriors : the myth of the white conquistador -- Under the lordship of the king : the myth of completion -- The lost words of La Malinche : the myth of (mis)communication -- The Indians are coming to an end : the myth of native desolation -- Apes and men : the myth of superiority.
Subject Mexico -- History -- Conquest, 1519-1540 -- Historiography.
Spaniards -- America -- Historiography.
Latin America -- History -- Errors, inventions, etc.
ISBN 0195176111 (pbk.)

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