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The Broken Spears 2007 Revised Edition by Miguel Leon-Portilla

The Broken Spears 2007 Revised Edition

The Broken Spears 2007 Revised Edition by Miguel Leon-Portilla
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Nov 15, 2006 | 264 Pages
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A moving and powerful account, a unique reading experience which should not be missed by any reader interested in history.—Los Angeles Times

Table Of Contents

Illustrations
 
Translator’s Note
 
Foreword
 
Introduction
 
Chapter One Omens Foretelling the Arrival of the Spaniards
 
Chapter Two First Reports of the Spaniards’ Arrival
 
Chapter Three The Messengers’ Journeys
 
Chapter Four Motecuhzoma’s Terror and Apathy
 
Chapter Five The Spaniards March on Tlaxcala and Cholula
 
Chapter Six The Gifts of Gold: The God Tezcatlipoca Appears
 
Chapter Seven The Spaniards Are Welcomed in Tezcoco
 
Chapter Eight The Spaniards Arrive in Tenochtitlan
 
Chapter Nine The Massacre in the Main Temple during the Fiesta of Toxcatl
 
Chapter Ten The Night of Sorrows
 
Chapter Eleven The Siege of Tenochtitlan
 
Chapter Twelve Spanish Raids into the Besieged City
 
Chapter Thirteen The Surrender of Tenochtitlan
 
Chapter Fourteen The Story of the Conquest as Told by the Anonymous Authors of Tlatelolco
 
Chapter Fifteen Elegies on the Fall of the City
 
Chapter Sixteen Aftermath
 
Appendix
Postscript
Selected Bibliography
Index 

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