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Conquistador Hernán Cortés, King Montezuma, and the last stand of the Aztecs

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Summary:

The story of how the Spanish conquistador Hernán Cortés arrived in Mexico in 1519, tried to convert the native inhabitants to Catholicism and carried off a fortune in gold. Cortés met his Aztec counterpart, Montezuma: king, divinity, ruler of a complex and sophisticated civilization with 15 million people, and commander of the most powerful military machine in the Americas. Yet in less than two years, Cortés defeated the entire Aztec nation in one of the most astonishing military campaigns ever waged.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Baker County Library 972.02 .L668c (Text) 37814002196302 AUDIO Audiobook CD None 03/19/2009 Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781400106547
  • ISBN: 1400106540
  • Physical Description: 10 sound discs (12.5 hrs.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
    sound disc
    sound recording
  • Publisher: Old Saybrook, Conn. : Tantor Audio, [2008]

Content descriptions

General Note: Unabridged.
Participant or Performer Note: Read by Patrick Lawlor.
Summary, etc.: The story of how the Spanish conquistador Hernán Cortés arrived in Mexico in 1519, tried to convert the native inhabitants to Catholicism and carried off a fortune in gold. Cortés met his Aztec counterpart, Montezuma: king, divinity, ruler of a complex and sophisticated civilization with 15 million people, and commander of the most powerful military machine in the Americas. Yet in less than two years, Cortés defeated the entire Aztec nation in one of the most astonishing military campaigns ever waged.
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Issued also in print.
System Details Note:
Compact disc.
Subject: Montezuma II, Emperor of Mexico approximately 1480-1520
Cortés, Hernán 1485-1547
Mexico History Conquest, 1519-1540
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