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    • History of the Conquest of Mexico

    • By: W.H. Prescott
    • Narrated by: Kerry Shale
    • Length: 4 hrs and 41 mins
    • Abridged
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      4 out of 5 stars 61
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      4 out of 5 stars 63

    In 1519, Hernando Cortés arrived in Mexico to investigate stories of a wealthy empire. What he encountered was beyond his wildest dreams; an advanced civilization with complex artistic, political, and religious systems (involving extensive human sacrifice) and replete with gold. This was the Aztec empire, headed by the aloof emperor, Montezuma.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Gripping story

    • By Roger Conner on 11-05-04

    Regular price: $20.29