Who's Who of the Conquistadors
By (author) Hugh Thomas
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Who's Who of the Conquistadors by Hugh Thomas
Book Description- A Who's Who of all those involved in the Spanish conquest of Mexico, compiled from detailed primary sources in historical archives in Spain and South America - 2000 detailed entries give a unique historical source for all scholars/students of Conquistadors - The work of an eminent scholar, historian and writer of Spanish and South American history
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780304353286
(255mm x 175mm x 38mm)
Imprint: Weidenfeld Military
Publisher: Orion Publishing Co
Publish Date: 7-Sep-2000
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Hugh Thomas
World Without End, Paperback (July 2015)
Describes the conquest of Paraguay and the River Plate, of the Yucatan in Mexico, the only partial conquest of Chile, and battles with the French over Florida, and then, in the 1580s, the extraordinary projection of Spanish power across the Pacific to conquer the Philippines. This is book deals withe the history of the Spanish Empire.
Golden Age, Paperback (November 2011)
Beginning with the return of the remnants of Magellan's circumnavigation in 1522 and ending with Charles' death in 1558, the author brings to life the periods of the Renaissance, revealing how the Spaniards were able to conquer Guatemala, Yucatan, Columbia, Venezuela, Peru and Chile and why Cabeza de Vaca walked from Florida to Mexico.
Rivers of Gold, Paperback (November 2010)» View all books by Hugh Thomas
Tells the story of the hundreds of conquistadors who set sail on the precarious journey across the Atlantic - taking with them wheat, the horse, the guitar and the wheel as well as guns, malaria and slaves - to create an empire that made Spain the envy of the world.
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Author Biography - Hugh Thomas
Hugh Thomas has written numerous histories on the Spanish speaking world, including The Spanish Civil War, for which he won the Somerset Maugham Prize in 1962, Cuba or the Pursuit of Freedom, The Conquest of Mexico and The Slave Trade. His book The Unfinished History of the World won the first National Book Award for History in 1980. Hugh Thomas was chairman of the Centre for Policy Studies 1979-89 and was awarded a peerage as Lord Thomas of Swynnerton in 1981.
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