Conquistador: Hernán Cortés, King Montezuma, and the Last Stand of the Aztecs by Buddy Levy

Conquistador: Hernán Cortés, King Montezuma, and the Last Stand of the Aztecs

Buddy Levy

432 pages first pub 2008 (editions)

nonfiction biography history adventurous informative medium-paced

Description

In an astonishing work of scholarship that reads like an adventure thriller, historian Buddy Levy records the last days of the Aztec empire and the two men at the center of an epic clash of cultures. “I and my companions suffer from a disease of...

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Moods

informative 100%
adventurous 85%
dark 42%
sad 42%
tense 35%
reflective 21%
challenging 14%
emotional 7%
funny 7%
inspiring 7%

Pace

medium 71%
fast 21%
slow 7%

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