Book Reviews of The Conquest of New Spain

The Conquest of New Spain
The Conquest of New Spain
Author: Bernal Diaz del Castillo, J. M. Cohen (Translator)
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ISBN-13: 9780140441239
ISBN-10: 0140441239
Publication Date: 1981
Pages: 416
  • Currently 3.7/5 Stars.

3.7 stars, based on 7 ratings
Publisher: Penguin Classics
Book Type: Paperback
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Helpful Score: 3
This one really beats out the biased boring effort of Prescott which is the benchmark on the History of the conquest of Mexico. It provides a real history of Cortes's war against the Aztec Empire. If you have any interest in this History read this one. It was written by one of the last Conquistators and he was pushed into writting it. He admits to being a lousy writer but the Translation cleans that up very well.
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good for history buffs