Hugh Thomas is a superb writer and provides thought provoking insights into the Spanish conquest of Aztec Mexico. The two main characters in this historical drama... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Stanley Weinstein
An excellent telling of the fall of a great civilization. Thomas vividly portrays the stories of both sides of conquest. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Geomin
big,thoughtful book, very well written. i was glad to have read it before a trip to mexico and central america.Published 7 months ago by sheila adams
I originally listened to the audiobook version and this made me want a Kindle copy.
If you think today's world is difficult or unjust - read this book and see what tough and... Read more
Lots of maps, but they don't show places talked about in book. Too many names. Would help to speak Spanish or at least know pronunciations for the names.Published 9 months ago by Ruth Hays
First, keep in mind, reading it on the Kindle, only a bit over 60% was the actual read; the rest mostly index, glossaries & notations, etc.! No worries! Read morePublished 11 months ago by J. Schultz
For any important historic event, I try to locate and read the premier book covering the topic. My research on books surrounding the conquest of Mexico pointed me to one book:... Read morePublished 12 months ago by Benny Profane