A dramatic account of the conquest of Mexico, from first contact with the Aztec civilisation through to Cortes' expulsion and subsequent career. The book is not only interesting for the historic content withe relevance to Latin America to this day, but also as a notable example of historical scholarship and of English literature in general.

part |85 pages

Discovery of Mexico

part |95 pages

March to Mexico

part |93 pages

Residence in Mexico

part |86 pages

Expulsion from Mexico.

part |108 pages

Siege and Surrender of Mexico.

part |66 pages

Subsequent Career Of Cortés