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Conquest of Peru By Pedro Sancho
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This book is "An Account of the Conquest of Peru" written by Pedro Sancho, who was Secretary to the Spanish Conquistador Hernando Pizzaro, and Scrivener to his army. The account is, quite... More > naturally, from the Spanish Conquistador's viewpoint, and is quite fascinating.< Less
Volume 6319, Spanish conquest of Iberian Navarre --- Spanish language in South America By Print Wikipedia
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Volume 6319, Spanish conquest of Iberian Navarre---Spanish language in South America Print Wikipedia is a both a utilitarian visualization of the largest accumulation of human knowledge and a poetic... More > gesture towards the inhuman scale of big data. Michael Mandberg wrote software that parses the entirety of the English-language Wikipedia database and programmatically lays out nearly 7500 volumes, complete with covers, and then uploads them to Lulu.com for print-on-demand. Print Wikipedia draws attention to the sheer size of the encyclopedia's content and the impossibility of rendering Wikipedia as a material object in fixed form: Once a volume is printed it is already out of date. It is also a work of found poetry built on what is likely the largest appropriation ever made. As we become increasingly more dependent on information and source material on the Internet today, Mandiberg explores the accessibility of its vastness.< Less
Volume 6319, Spanish conquest of Iberian Navarre --- Spanish language in South America By Print Wikipedia
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Volume 6319, Spanish conquest of Iberian Navarre---Spanish language in South America Print Wikipedia is a both a utilitarian visualization of the largest accumulation of human knowledge and a poetic... More > gesture towards the inhuman scale of big data. Michael Mandberg wrote software that parses the entirety of the English-language Wikipedia database and programmatically lays out nearly 7500 volumes, complete with covers, and then uploads them to Lulu.com for print-on-demand. Print Wikipedia draws attention to the sheer size of the encyclopedia's content and the impossibility of rendering Wikipedia as a material object in fixed form: Once a volume is printed it is already out of date. It is also a work of found poetry built on what is likely the largest appropriation ever made. As we become increasingly more dependent on information and source material on the Internet today, Mandiberg explores the accessibility of its vastness.< Less
Volume 6318, Spain national under-16 basketball team --- Spanish conquest of Guatemala By Print Wikipedia
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Volume 6318, Spain national under-16 basketball team---Spanish conquest of Guatemala Print Wikipedia is a both a utilitarian visualization of the largest accumulation of human knowledge and a poetic... More > gesture towards the inhuman scale of big data. Michael Mandberg wrote software that parses the entirety of the English-language Wikipedia database and programmatically lays out nearly 7500 volumes, complete with covers, and then uploads them to Lulu.com for print-on-demand. Print Wikipedia draws attention to the sheer size of the encyclopedia's content and the impossibility of rendering Wikipedia as a material object in fixed form: Once a volume is printed it is already out of date. It is also a work of found poetry built on what is likely the largest appropriation ever made. As we become increasingly more dependent on information and source material on the Internet today, Mandiberg explores the accessibility of its vastness.< Less
Volume 6318, Spain national under-16 basketball team --- Spanish conquest of Guatemala By Print Wikipedia
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Volume 6318, Spain national under-16 basketball team---Spanish conquest of Guatemala Print Wikipedia is a both a utilitarian visualization of the largest accumulation of human knowledge and a poetic... More > gesture towards the inhuman scale of big data. Michael Mandberg wrote software that parses the entirety of the English-language Wikipedia database and programmatically lays out nearly 7500 volumes, complete with covers, and then uploads them to Lulu.com for print-on-demand. Print Wikipedia draws attention to the sheer size of the encyclopedia's content and the impossibility of rendering Wikipedia as a material object in fixed form: Once a volume is printed it is already out of date. It is also a work of found poetry built on what is likely the largest appropriation ever made. As we become increasingly more dependent on information and source material on the Internet today, Mandiberg explores the accessibility of its vastness.< Less
Conquistador: Francisco Pizarro and the Conquest of the Inca Empire By Frederick A. Ober
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The gripping, shocking and almost unbelievable story of how a few hundred Spaniards subdued the millions of the Inca Empire. Under the leadership of Francisco Pizarro, Spanish soldiers numbering... More > between as few as 80 and never more than 500, overcame vast Inca armies numbering in the hundreds of thousands through a combination of superior technology, better tactics and the less appealing methods of murder and outright deceit. This work details Pizarro’s first two failed attempts to invade the Inca Empire; the daring capture of the Incan emperor Atahulpa at the Battle of Cajamarca; the “ransom of gold”; Atahualpa’s brutal execution, and the seizure and subsequent dramatic battles around the of the Incan capital city of Cuzco. Pizarro and his fellow conquistador Diego Almagro fell out with one another, sparking off a war between two Spanish factions which ended in the defeat and execution of Almagro in 1541. Pizarro met his own end at the hands of Almargo’s son, and was laid to rest in the Cathedral of Lima.< Less
Conquistador: Francisco Pizarro and the Conquest of the Inca Empire By Frederick A. Ober
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The gripping, shocking and almost unbelievable story of how a few hundred Spaniards subdued the millions of the Inca Empire. Under the leadership of Francisco Pizarro, Spanish soldiers numbering... More > between as few as 80 and never more than 500, overcame vast Inca armies numbering in the hundreds of thousands through a combination of superior technology, better tactics and the less appealing methods of murder and outright deceit. This work details Pizarro’s first two failed attempts to invade the Inca Empire; the daring capture of the Incan emperor Atahulpa at the Battle of Cajamarca; the “ransom of gold”; Atahualpa’s brutal execution, and the seizure and subsequent dramatic battles around the of the Incan capital city of Cuzco. Pizarro and his fellow conquistador Diego Almagro fell out with one another, sparking off a war between two Spanish factions which ended in the defeat and execution of Almagro in 1541. Pizarro met his own end at the hands of Almargo’s son, and was laid to rest in the Cathedral of Lima.< Less
What if the Spanish did not Conquer the Philippines? By Mimeyo
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Have you ever wondered what would have happened if the Philippines was not conquered by the Spanish. Here are two Stories contained in this Book Terraces and Pagodas which deals with a surviving... More > Tondo Dynasty which survives the Spanish conquest and Philippines: The Colony and the Three renegade countries which deals with a Philippines with Four countries and very peaceful or rather not peaceful compared to our own world but at least the Spanish did not colonize most of the Philippines.< Less
History of the Conquest of Mexico: With a Preliminary View of Ancient Mexican Civilization, and the Life of the Conqueror, Hernando Cortes By William Hickling Prescott
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History of the Conquest of Mexico: With a Preliminary View of Ancient Mexican Civilization, and the Life of the Conqueror, Hernando Cortes By William Hickling Prescott. Illustrations from the... More > Montezuma Edition. Prescott expressed interest in his correspondence in writing a biography of Molière, and Ticknor records that he sent Prescott "a collection of about 50 volumes" of relevant material. However, after writing to Ángel Calderón de la Barca, a Spanish minister living in Mexico, who was able to provide source material, Prescott started research on what was to become the History of the Conquest of Mexico. There was relatively little scholarship on Aztec civilization, and Prescott dismissed much of it as "speculation", and he therefore had to rely almost exclusively on primary sources. He considered Edward King's theory that the pre-Columbian civilizations were non-indigenous to be fallacious, although he was greatly indebted to him for his anthology of Aztec codices in the Antiquities of Mexico.< Less
Religions At War By Rabbi Raphael Harris
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The author examines the phenomena of religious wars throughout history. The Crusades, Spanish Inquisition, Moslem Conquests, 30-Years-War, and other religious conflicts are reviewed. A solution is... More > offered.< Less