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Victors and Vanquished : Spanish and Nahua Views of the Conquest of Mexico,9780312154080

Victors and Vanquished : Spanish and Nahua Views of the Conquest of Mexico

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9780312154080

ISBN10:
0312154089
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Pub. Date:
12/29/1999
Publisher(s):
Bedford/St. Martin's
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Table of Contents

Foreword iii
Preface v
Note on Sources and Conventions used ix
List of Maps and Illustrations
xv
PART ONE Introduction: Civilizations in Conflict 1(28)
A Long Tradition: The Indigenous Peoples of Mesoamerica
1(5)
Tenochtitlan: The Foundation of Heaven
6(2)
Mexica Civilization and Society
8(4)
Renaissance Conquerors
12(3)
The Spanish Sources
15(5)
The Indigenous Historical Traditions
20(9)
PART TWO The Documents 29(232)
Forebodings and Omens
29(11)
from the Florentine Codex
31(2)
Fray Bernardino de Sahagun
Fray Martin de Jesus de la Coruna, Popular Auguries and Prophetic Dreams
33(1)
from The History of the Indies of New Spain
34(6)
Diego Duran
Preparations
40(39)
from The True History of the Conquest of New Spain
43(32)
Bernal Diaz
Letters to Charles V
75(4)
Hernan Cortes
Encounters
79(21)
Letter to Charles V
80(4)
Hernan Cortes
from The True History of the Conquest of New Spain
84(7)
Bernal Diz
from the Florentine Codex
91(9)
Fray Bernardino de Sahagun
The March Inland: Tlaxcala and Cholula
100(27)
from The True History of the Conquest of New Spain
103(12)
Bernal Diz
Another Spanish View of the Cholula Massacre
115(4)
Andres de Tapia
from the Florentine Codex
119(4)
Fray Bernardino de Sahagun
From the Lienzo de Tlaxcala
123(4)
Tenochtitlan
127(29)
from the Florentine Codex
128(5)
Fray Bernardino de Sahagun
from The True History of the Conquest of New Spain
133(23)
Bernal Diz
Things Fall Apart: Toxcatl and the Noche triste
156(26)
from Istoria de la conquista de Mexico
159(3)
Francisco Lopez de Gomara
From the Florentine Codex and the Codex Aubin
162(5)
from The True History of the Conquest of New Spain
167(10)
Bernal Diz
from the Florentine Codex
177(5)
Fray Bernardino de Sahagun
The Siege and Fall of Tenochtitlan
182(32)
From Chronicles of Michoacan
184(5)
from the Florentine Codex
189(7)
Fray Bernardino de Sahagun
Eighth Jornada
196(3)
Francisco de Aguilar
from The True History of the Conquest of New Spain
199(12)
Bernal Diz
From Cantares mexicanos
211(3)
Aftermath: Tradition and Transformation
214(47)
from The True History of the Conquest of New Spain
217(4)
Bernal Diz
From the Codex Mendoza
221(5)
The Shape of the Land: The Codex Mendoza and the Relaciones geograficas
226(4)
Don Domingo de San Anton Munon Chimalpahin, The Death of Cuauhtemoc
230(2)
Title of Acalan-Tixel
232(1)
Town Council of Huejotzingo Letter to King Phillip II
233(7)
The Annals of Cuauhtinchan
240(5)
APPENDICES
Chronology of the Conquest of Tenochtitlan (1485-1584)
245(2)
Questions for Consideration
247(2)
Biographical Notes
249(4)
Glossary of Spanish Terms
253(1)
Glossary of Nahuatl Terms
254(3)
Selected Bibliography
257(4)
Index 261


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