THE UNPARALLELED HISTORY OF THE FALL OF OLD MEXICO
Drawing on newly discovered sources and writing with brilliance, drama, and profound historical insight, Hugh Thomas presents an engrossing narrative of one of the most significant events of Western history.
Ringing with the fury of two great empires locked in an epic battle, Conquest captures in extraordinary detail the Mexican and Spanish civilizations and offers unprecedented in-depth portraits of the legendary opponents, Montezuma and Cortés. Conquest is an essential work of history from one of our most gifted historians.
Edward Schumacher The Wall Street Journal A fascinating work that will surely go down as a defining book on the era and one of the best and most readable nonfiction books of the year.