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account of the conquest of Guatamala in 1524 edited by Sedley J. Mackie, with a facsim. of the Spanish original, 1525. by Pedro de Alvarado

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Published by Cortes Society in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Central America -- History -- To 1821.,
  • Guatemala -- History -- To 1821.

Book details:

Edition Notes

SeriesDocuments and narratives concerning the discovery and the conquest of Latin America -- no. 3
ContributionsMackie, Sedley J,
Classifications
LC ClassificationsF1437 A48413 1924
The Physical Object
Pagination146p.
Number of Pages146
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17208591M

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Pedro de Alvarado is the author of An Account Of The Conquest Of Guatemala In ( avg rating, 3 ratings, 0 reviews, published ), Proceso de re /5(3). “Conquest” in the Guatemalan and Yucatecan contexts was not a single event, but a two-hundred-year period of violent takeovers of territory beginning in by Spanish and Mesoamerican (mostly central Mexican Nahua) allies, leading to these areas’ early incorporation into the Spanish empire.   Invading Guatemala: Spanish, Nahua, and Maya Accounts of the Conquest Wars. By Matthew RestallFlorine Asselbergs. spanning from –, though brutal and merciless, failed to create anything but chaos, unrest, and continued resistance on the part of the K’iche’ and Kaqchikel Maya. most of this short book is dedicated to letters Author: Miranda K. Stockett. Get this from a library! Invading Guatemala: Spanish, Nahua, and Maya accounts of the conquest wars. [Matthew Restall; Florine G L Asselbergs;] -- "After invading highland Guatemala in , Spaniards claimed to have smashed the Kaqchikel and K'iche' Maya kingdoms and to have forged a new colony with their leader, Pedro de Alvarado, as.

Books set in Guatemala: [Wicked Deeds on a Winter's Night, Grave Secrets, Homo Faber, Tales of a Female Nomad: Living at Large in the World, Ser. The history of Guatemala begins with the Maya civilization (2, BC – AD), which was among those that flourished in their country. The country's modern history began with the Spanish conquest of Guatemala in Most of the great Classic-era ( – AD) Maya cities of the Petén Basin region, in the northern lowlands, had been abandoned by the year (s): Fernando Lorenzana and Juan José de . Coordinates. Guatemala (/ ˌ ɡ w ɑː t ə ˈ m ɑː l ə / GWAH-tə-MAH-lə; Spanish: [gwateˈmala] ()), officially the Republic of Guatemala (Spanish: República de Guatemala), is a country in Central America bordered by Mexico to the north and west, Belize and the Caribbean to the northeast, Honduras to the east, El Salvador to the southeast and the Pacific Ocean to the g code: + After invading highland Guatemala in , Spaniards claimed to have smashed the Kaqchikel and K&’iche&’ Maya kingdoms and to have forged a new colony&—with their leader, Pedro de Alvarado, as Guatemala&’s conquistador. This volume shows that the real story of the Spanish invasion was very different. Designed to be an accessible introduction to the topic as well as a significant.