Primary Source Explorers: A Journey with Hernán Cortés, 1st Edition

  • Lisa L. Owens
  • Published By: Lerner Publications
  • ISBN-10: 1512410985
  • ISBN-13: 9781512410983
  • DDC: 972.02092
  • Grade Level Range: 3rd Grade - 5th Grade
  • 40 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2018 | Published/Released June 2019
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2018

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Hernán Cortés left Spain for the Caribbean and eventually conquered the Aztec Empire. How can we learn more about Cortés's journey and the Aztec culture he tried to destroy? Follow Cortés on his expedition using primary sources from his time.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Introduction: An Impression of Mexico.
1: Cortés's Youth.
2: A Conquistador in the Making.
3: The Fall of the Aztec Empire.
4: Cortes's Later Years.
Source Notes.
Selected Bibliography.
Further Information.
Photo Acknowledgments.