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Author Gardiner, C. Harvey (Clinton Harvey), author

Title Martín López, conquistador citizen of Mexico
Published Lexington : University of Kentucky Press, 1958
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Description 1 online resource (ix, 193 pages)
Contents Cover; Title; Copyright; Preface; Contents; Illustrations; I The Antecedents of One Spaniard; II A Conquistador Puts Aside His Sword; III A Worker-Warrior in Victory; IV Men and Matters in Transition; V The Shape of Things to Come; VI Servant of the First President; VII From Audiencia to Audiencia; VIII Subject of the First Viceroy; IX Late in Life and Past Midcentury; X Patterns for Endless Tomorrows; XI A Man in a Memorable Moment; Critical Essay on Authorities; Glossary; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; X; Y; Z
Summary In this study of the life of a Spaniard who came to Mexico as a conquistador and remained as a civilian citizen of New Spain, C. Harvey Gardiner gives his readers a fresh view of the warfare between Spaniard and Indian and of the less dramatic processes of colonization which established European culture in America. Conquest and colonization, usually treated separately in the histories of the period, are here shown as phases in the life of a man who was not conspicuous among the conquerors, but was representative of the Spaniards of his generation who came to the new world in search of opportuni
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Subject López, Martin.
Mexico -- History -- Conquest, 1519-1540.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0813162858 (electronic bk.)
9780813162850 (electronic bk.)