"Good books on the Spanish conquistadores in the Americas????" Topic
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|thedrake||20 Apr 2016 12:15 p.m. PST|
Looking for suggestions on books chronicling the Spanish conquistadores campaigns,conquests,and exploration of the Americas.
Any suggestions welcome.
|zippyfusenet ||20 Apr 2016 7:26 p.m. PST|
I've read mostly about the Spanish entradas into what is now the United States.
Duncan's De Soto: A Savage Quest in the Americas is up-to-date on archaeology and a great read:
Cabeza de Vaca's Narrative of the Narvaez Expedition is a first hand account:
|ZULUPAUL ||21 Apr 2016 2:07 a.m. PST|
The Discovery and Conquest of Mexico by Diaz
|EMPERORS LIBRARY ||21 Apr 2016 2:15 a.m. PST|
search on archive.org for free versions of many books in various formats
| Aurochs ||21 Apr 2016 6:35 a.m. PST|
Armies of the 16th Century Volume 2 by Ian Heath
| Pictors Studio ||24 Apr 2016 7:01 a.m. PST|
Is pretty good. It covers a lot of the nitty gritty of the campaign, it is fairly balanced and well written.