CAME MEN ON HORSES "THE CONQUISTADOR EXPEDITIONS OF FRANCISCO VÁZQUEZ DE CORONADO..."

por HOIG, STAN

UNIVERSITY PRESS OF COLORADO

CAME MEN ON HORSES "THE CONQUISTADOR EXPEDITIONS OF FRANCISCO VÁZQUEZ DE CORONADO..."

ISBN: 978-1-60732-194-1
Fecha de la edición: 2013
Edición Nº: 1
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Encuadernación: RUSTICA
Nº Pág.: 352

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Guided by myths of golden cities and worldly rewards, policy makers, conquistador leaders, and expeditionary aspirants alike came to the new world in the sixteenth century and left it a changed land. Came Men on Horses follows two conquistadors--Francisco Vázquez de Coronado and Don Juan de Oñate--on their journey across the southwest.
Driven by their search for gold and silver, both Coronado and Oñate committed atrocious acts of violence against the Native Americans, and fell out of favor with the Spanish monarchy. Examining the legacy of these two conquistadors Hoig attempts to balance their brutal acts and selfish motivations with the historical significance and personal sacrifice of their expeditions. Rich human details and superb story-telling make Came Men on Horses a captivating narrative scholars and general readers alike will appreciate.



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