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Aztecs and Conquistadores: The Spanish Invasion and the Collapse of the Aztec Empire (General Military)
Aztecs and Conquistadores: The Spanish Invasion and the Collapse of the Aztec Empire (General Military)
by John Pohl

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Product Description:

The Spanish conquest of Mexico was a remarkable military expedition that had a huge impact on the history of the world. Hernán Cortés led the expedition, the aim of which was the addition of Mexico to the Spanish Empire, and the extraction of Aztec riches. Following the appearance of portents, the Aztecs were expecting a catastrophe in 1519, and the Spanish invasion fulfilled this expectation. Although they fought fiercely to the end, the Aztec civilisation was doomed, and the face of Mexico would be changed for ever. This book examines the campaign, but also the lives, training and experience of the men on both sides: the Spanish conquerors and their opponents, the exotic Aztecs, who were fighting for their lives and their civilisation. Contains material peviously published in Essential Histories 60, Warrior 32 and Warrior 40.



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Product Details/Specifications:
Author: John Pohl
Creator: Adam Hook
Publisher: Osprey Publishing

Manufacturer: Osprey Publishing
EAN: 9781841769349
Binding: Hardcover
ISBN: 1841769347
Number of items: 1
Number of pages: 184
Publication date: 2005-10-10
Release date: 2005-10-10
Universal product code (UPC): 001841769347
Language: English (Published)
Language: English (Original Language)
Language: English (Unknown)
Brand: Brand: Osprey Publishing






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