Warriors Around the World: Conquistadors, 1st Edition

  • Susan Nichols
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  • ISBN-10: 1508103631
  • ISBN-13: 9781508103639
  • DDC: 970.01
  • Grade Level Range: 5th Grade - 8th Grade
  • 48 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2017 | Published/Released February 2017
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2017

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This text shines a spotlight on the story of the Spanish fighter-turned-explorer, the conquistador. Comprehensive coverage is given to what it meant to be a conquistador as well as the conquistador's goals: gold, God, and glory. In this title, the reader is taken past the initial phase of land discovery into a thought-provoking exploration of the later stages of colonial land acquisition and European authority over indigenous peoples.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: The Quest for Gold.
2: The Quest for God.
3: Civilizations Forever Altered.
4: Falling Short of Glory.
For Further Reading.