The Conquistador: 1492-1550

The Conquistador: 1492-1550

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Many accounts portray the conquest of the New World as a remarkable military achievement, with Cortés' vastly outnumbered but better armed Spaniards defeating hordes of superstitious savages. However, the reality of these events is far more complex and no less significant. The first Conquistadors who had sailed in search of prosperity, inspired by dreams of unlimited riches, soon became disillusioned and restless. With disease rampant, resources exhausted, and the… (more)

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Publisher: Osprey Publishing (May 22, 2012)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 64 pages

File size: 9.8 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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