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The History of Mexico: A Historical, Geographical, Political and Social Account of Mexico From the Invasion to 19th Century

Forfatter: Brantz Mayer E-bog

"The History of Mexico" in 2 volumes is a historical, geographical, political, statistical and social account of that country from the period of the invasion by the Spaniards to the middle of 19th century, written by a former secretary of the United States legation to Mexico Brantz Mayer. The book features, inter alia, a detailed view of the ancient Aztec Empire and civilization, a historical sketch of the Mexican-American War (1846-1848), as well as notices of New Mexico and California.

Table of Contents:
Volume 1:
Discoveries of Cordova and Grijalva
Cortéz appointed by Velasquez
Biographical notice of Cortéz
Cortéz Captain General of the Armada
Equipment of the Expedition
Expedition departs under Cortéz
Olmeda preaches to the Indians
Montezuma refuses to receive Cortéz
Cortéz founds La Villa Rica de la Vera Cruz
March to Mexico
Conquest of Tlascala
Slaughter in Cholula
Spaniards enter the capital
Difficulty of estimating the civilization of the Aztecs
Nations in Yucatan
Aztec mythology
Aztec Calendar—week, month, year, cycle
Astronomical Science
Colonial system
Early grants of power to rulers in Mexico by the Emperor Charles V
Scheme of Spanish colonial trade
Power of the Church
Inquisition
Indians
Founding of the Viceroyalty of New Spain
University of Mexico established
Military colonization
Philip II
Florida
Philipine Isles
Jesuits...

Volume 2:
Geological and Geographical Structure of Mexico
Mexican Classes
Population
Agriculture, Agricultural Products
Colonial Products
Mexican Finances
Manufactures
The Army and Navy of Mexico
The Mexican Church
Constitutions and Laws
Reflections Upon the Republic
The Mexican States and Territories
West Coast or Pacific States
Ancient Remains in the State of Mexico
Interior States
The Territory of New Mexico
The State of California…

© 2020 Musaicum Books (E-bog) ISBN: 4064066393977

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