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The history of the conquest of Peru

William Hickling Prescott

The history of the conquest of Peru

by William Hickling Prescott

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Published by Gibbings in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Peru -- History -- Conquest, 1522-1548.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementWilliam Hickling Prescott. Vol.2.
    SeriesThe Complete works of William Hickling Prescott / edited with the author"s latest corrections, by John Foster Kirk -- v.6, The Complete works of William Hickling Prescott -- v.6.
    ContributionsKirk, John Foster.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15548180M

    Pedro de Cieza de León (c. –) was a soldier in Spain’s royal forces who recorded that country’s conquest of Peru. Alexandra Parma Cook, an independent scholar, and Noble David Cook, Professor of History at Florida International University, are co-authors of Good Faith and Truthful Ignorance: A Case of Transatlantic Bigamy, also published by Duke University Press.   With its vivid language and bold strokes, the magnificent History of the Conquest of Peru, first published in , is one of historian William Prescott's landmark works. A masterly study of Spanish conquistador Francisco Pizarro's overthrow of the Inca Empire, this astonishing Brand: Cosimo.

    History of the Conquest of Peru by William H.; von Hagen Prescott and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at This work, History of the Conquest of Peru (Prescott ), was a huge success, following quick on the heels of the author’s best-selling History of the Conquest of Mexico. Both remain in print, and both still win the respect of professional historians, including Peruvian and Spanish ones.

    finds it “highly probable that the first Inca of Peru was a son of the Grand Khan Kublai”! (Historical Researches on the Conquest of Peru, &c., by the Moguls, (London, ,) p. ) The coincidences are curious, though we shall hardly jump at the conclusion of the adventurous author. History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Prescott, William Hickling, History of the conquest of Peru. New York: Modern Library, (OCoLC) Online version: Prescott, William Hickling, History of the conquest of Peru. New York: Modern Library, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors.


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The first one was “The Civilization of the Incas” by Jean-Claude Valla (first published in ) which I have already reviewed and this one “The Conquest of Peru” by William H Prescott – which was first published in I have read this book at least a couple of times before and the edition which I read was published in Cited by: The book's commanding vision of Pizarro's tumultuous overthrow of the Inca empire has secured its reputation as a classic in the literature of Latin American history.

'History of the Conquest of Peru represents an author's triumph over his materials,' observed Donald G. Darnell, one of the historian's several biographers.

'Prescott exploits to the fullest any opportunities for dramatic effects that history /5(3). But, although some elements are similar, it is different from all of these and it puts your brain into spin.

The rest of the book covers Pizarro conquest of Peru and it reads as the best adventure book. Full of compassion for native people of Peru, it also describes in detail the desperation and incredible determination and hardship of by: 7.

About The History of the Conquest of Peru. Originally published inHistory of the Conquest of Peru, a companion volume to William H. Prescott’s masterly History of the Conquest of Mexico, continues his vivid chronicle of Spanish exploits in the New World.

The book’s commanding vision of Pizarro’s tumultuous overthrow of the Inca empire has secured its reputation as a classic in the. Written in his masterful style, The History of the Conquest of Peru is a page-turner. Prescott takes one not only to the fall of the Incas but beyond, to the civil war between the Pizarros, the Almagros, and various representatives of the Spanish crown.4/5.

With its vivid language and bold strokes, the magnificent History of the Conquest of Peru, first published inis one of historian William Prescott's landmark works. A masterly study of Spanish conquistador Francisco Pizarro's overthrow of the Inca Empire, /5(7). The book's commanding vision of Pizarro's tumultuous overthrow of the Inca empire has secured its reputation as a classic in the literature of Latin American history.'History of the Conquest of Peru represents an author's triumph over his materials,' observed Donald G.

Darnell, one of the historian's several biographers. Originally published inHistory of the Conquest of Peru, a companion volume to William H. Prescott's masterly History of the Conquest of Mexico, continues his vivid chronicle of Spanish exploits in the New World/5(15).

No history of the conquest of Peru, founded on original documents, and aspiring to the credit of a classic composition, like the "Conquest of Mexico" by Solis, has been attempted, as far as I am aware, by the Spaniards.

The English possess one of high value, from the pen of Robertson, whose masterly sketch. The Discovery and Conquest of Peru: A Translation of Books I to IV of Agustin de Zarate's History of these events, supplemented by eye-witness accounts of certain incidences by Francisco de Jerez, Miguel Estete, Juan Ruiz de Arce, Hernando Pizarre, Diege de Trujillo, and Alonso de Guzman.

The History of the Conquest of Peru the History of the Conquest of Peru Hardcover – 10 Sept. by William H Prescott (Author) out of 5 stars 9 ratings See all /5(9). Originally published inHistory of the Conquest of Peru, a companion volume to William H. Prescott's masterly History of the Conquest of Mexico, continues his vivid chronicle of Spanish exploits in the New World.

The book's commanding vision of Pizarro's tumultuous overthrow of the Inca empire has secured its reputation as a classic in the literature of Latin American history. History of the Conquest of Peru With a Preliminary View of the Civilization of the Incas Edition (See also #, a slightly different version without footnotes) Language: English: LoC Class: F Latin America local history: Peru: Subject: Peru -- History -- Conquest, Subject: Incas Category: Text: EBook-No.

Release Date: May Cited by: History of the Conquest of Peru, Vol 1 book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers.

Many of the earliest books, particularly those dati 3/5(3). texts All Books All Texts latest This Just In Smithsonian Libraries FEDLINK History of the conquest of Peru by [c] Topics Peru -- History Conquest, Publisher Philadelphia: J.

Lippincott Collection cdl; americana Digitizing sponsor MSN Contributor University of Pages:   History of the Conquest of Peru: with a preliminary view of the civilization of the IncasSwan Sonnenschein & Co. - New and revised edition.

It was followed in by the History of the Conquest of Mexico, and in by the Conquest of Peru. His last work was the History of Philip II, of which the third volume appeared inand which was left unfinished.

In that year he had an apoplectic shock, and another in was the cause of his : Seltzer Books. The book's commanding vision of Pizarro's tumultuous overthrow of the Inca empire has secured its reputation as a classic in the literature of Latin American history"History of the Conquest of Peru represents an author's triumph over his materials," observed Donald G.

Darnell, one of the historian's several biographers.4/5(). Conquistadors Pizarro and Almagro are the protagonists of The History of the Conquest of Peru.

Prescott tells of their brutal overthrow of the Incas, and the wars between the two of them afterward. Another of Prescott's biographers, Donald G. Darnell, called the book, "an immensely readable history."4/5.

The Complete Works of William H. Prescott. History of the Conquest of Peru. Two Volumes, Only by Prescott, William H and a great selection of related books, art.

Originally published inHistory of the Conquest of Peru, a companion volume to William H. Prescott's masterly History of the Conquest of Mexico, continues his vivid chronicle of Spanish exploits in the New World. The book's commanding vision of Pizarro's tumultuous overthrow of the Inca empire has secured its reputation as a classic in the literature of Latin American history.5/5(2).Xerez, Conq.

del Peru, ap. Barcia, tom. III. p. In reducing the sums mentioned in this work, I have availed myself -as I before did, in the History of the Conquest of Mexico - of the labors of Senor Clemencin, formerly Secretary of the Royal Academy of History at Madrid.

This eminent scholar, in the.After ten years of study, he published in his History of Ferdinand and Isabella, which at once gained for him a high place among historians.

It was followed in by the History of the Conquest of Mexico, and in by the Conquest of Peru.