Hernán Cortés


Hernán Cortés : biography

1485 – 02 December 1547

Related reading

Primary sources

  • Cortés, Hernán. Letters – available as Letters from Mexico translated by Anthony Pagden. Yale University Press, 1986. ISBN 0-300-09094-3. Available from a 1866 edition.
  • Díaz del Castillo, Bernal. The Conquest of New Spain – available as The Discovery and Conquest of Mexico: 1517–1521 ISBN 0-306-81319-X
  • López de Gómara, Francisco. Hispania Victrix; First and Second Parts of the General History of the Indies, with the whole discovery and notable things that have happened since they were acquired until the year 1551, with the conquest of Mexico and New Spain University of California Press, 1966
  • Prescott, William H.

Secondary sources

  • Conquistador: Hernan Cortes, King Montezuma, and the Last Stand of the Aztecs by Buddy Levy 2008 ISBN 978-0-553-80538-3
  • Myth and Reality: The Legacy of Spain in America by Jesus J. Chao. Culture/Society Opinion. February 12, 1992. The Institute of Hispanic Culture of Houston
  • Crow, John A. The Epic of Latin America. 4th ed. New York: University of California P, 1992.
  • Hernando Cortés by Jacobs, W.J., New York, N.Y.:Franklin Watts, Inc. 1974.
  • The World’s Greatest Explorers: Hernando Cortés. Chicago, by Stein, R.C., Illinois: Chicago Press Inc. 1991.
  • Maura, Juan Francisco. Lemir (Revista de literatura medieval y del Renacimiento) 7 (2003): 1–29.
  • Passuth, László. The Rain God cries over Mexico
  • Restall, Matthew. Seven Myths of the Spanish Conquest Oxford University Press (2003) ISBN 0-19-516077-0
  • Hernando Cortés by Fisher, M. & Richardson K.
  • Hernando Cortés Crossroads Resource Online.
  • The Conquest of America by Tzvetan Todorov (1996) ISBN 0-06-132095-1
  • Thomas, Hugh (1993). Conquest: Cortés, Montezuma, and the Fall of Old Mexico ISBN 0-671-51104-1
  • White, Jon Manchip. (1971) Cortés and the Downfall of the Aztec Empire ISBN 0-7867-0271-0