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Mexico before Cortez art, history, legend by Ignacio Bernal

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Published by Doubleday in Garden City, N. Y .
Written in English


  • Indians of Mexico -- Mexico -- Mexico, Valley of.,
  • Mexico, Valley of (Mexico) -- Antiquities.,
  • Mexico -- History -- To 1519.

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Edition Notes

StatementRevised edition by Ignacio Bernal. Translated with a foreword by Willis Barnstone. With additional English-language material by Ignacio Bernal.
SeriesA Doubleday Anchor Original
The Physical Object
Pagination140 p.:
Number of Pages140
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22900037M

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Don Hernán Cortés de Monroy y Pizarro Altamirano, Marquis of the Valley of Oaxaca (/ k ɔːr ˈ t ɛ s /; Spanish: [eɾˈnaŋ koɾˈtes ðe monˈroj i piˈθaro]; – December 2, ) was a Spanish Conquistador who led an expedition that caused the fall of the Aztec Empire and brought large portions of what is now mainland Mexico under the rule of the King of Castile in the early 16th Born: Hernando Cortés de Monroy y Pizarro . The history of Mexico, a country in the southern portion of North America, covers a period of more than three millennia. First populated more than 13, years ago, the territory had complex indigenous civilizations before being conquered and colonized by the Spanish in the 16th century. Mexico Before Cortez: Art, History, Legend () by Bernal, Ignacio. and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible Books available now at great prices.4/5(7). Cortez in Mexico. In a German priest, Martin Luther, was distributing his pamphlet explaining his conflict with the Vatican. It was in September that year that Spain sent Ferdinand Magellan and his five ships starting on an expedition heading west across the Atlantic and around South America heading for the spice islands of Indonesia, a.