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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
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
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
Running The Moon By Tami Lynne
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After having her whole world destroyed, Hatebe, a living goddess among her people, needed to find her path. Suffering the loss of her tribe, her innocence and the future she had envisioned, she set... More > out to battle those that took away all that she had held dear. But, as she fights to keep the last remnants of her people together, she discovers that all choices have consequences – even those made for all the right reasons. The highly anticipated second book of the Children of the Moon series, “Running the Moon” continues the story of Hatebe, a native Brunka woman living in Costa Rica during the Spanish conquests of the 16th century. Cover art created by Mychael Lee Cover design by Nick Tobolski< Less
GOD AND GOLD By Lawrence Freeman
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A poor Maya boy rises in the Aztec Empire and is present during the Spanish Conquest. He flees and is pursued throughout Mexico and into the Yucatan, where he associates with Diego de Landa and... More > Ceistobal de Las Casas through the Inquisition.< Less
GOD AND GOLD By Lawrence Freeman
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A poor Maya boy rises in the Aztec Empire and is present during the Spanish Conquest. He flees and is pursued throughout Mexico and into the Yucatan, where he associates with Diego de Landa and... More > Ceistobal de Las Casas through the Inquisition.< Less