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    The Conquest of Mexico (CD-Audio) By (author) William H. Prescott, Read by Kerry Shale

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    DescriptionIn 1519, Hernando Cortes arrived in Mexico to investigate stories of a wealthy empire. What he encountered was beyond his wildest dreams - an advanced civilisation with complex artistic, political and religious systems (involving extensive human sacrifice) and replete with gold. This was the Aztec empire, headed by the aloof emperor, Montezuma. With just a handful of men, Cortes achieved the impossible, crushing the Aztecs and their allies, and effectively annexing the whole territory for Spain. One of the most extraordinary stories of conquest in mankind's history is told here in this classic account.


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    Title
    The Conquest of Mexico
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) William H. Prescott, Read by Kerry Shale
    Physical properties
    Format: CD-Audio
    Width: 140 mm
    Height: 121 mm
    Thickness: 25 mm
    Weight: 227 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9789626342824
    ISBN 10: 962634282X
    Classifications

    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC subject category V2: HBLH
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T5.2
    BIC E4L: HIS
    B&T Merchandise Category: AUD
    BIC subject category V2: HBLC, HBJK
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1KLCM
    BISAC V2.8: HIS045000, HIS025000
    B&T General Subject: 142
    DC21: 972.02
    DC22: 972/.02
    LC subject heading:
    BIC subject category V2: 1KLCM
    LC subject heading: ,
    LC classification: F1230 .P9366 2003
    Edition
    Abridged
    Edition statement
    Abridged
    Publisher
    NAXOS AUDIOBOOKS
    Imprint name
    NAXOS AUDIOBOOKS
    Publication date
    01 March 2003
    Publication City/Country
    Hong Kong