- 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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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.