The Conquest of America, the Question of the Other

by Tzvetan Todorov


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Foreword by Anthony Pagden. Translated from the French by Richard Howard. This is a classic in its field offering an original interpretation of both Columbus’ discovery of America and the Spaniards’ subsequent conquest, colonization, and destruction of pre-Columbian cultures in Mexico and the caribbean. Todorov,a distinguished French writer and critic, uses 16th century sources to examine the beliefs and bahvior of the Spanish conquistadors and of the Aztecs, adversaries in a clash of cultures. Has pen and ink illustrations. Norman, OK, 1999 2nd PB English Ed., 5 &1/4 x 8&1/2, PB

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