The Conquest of New Spain

The Conquest of New Spain

Translator: John M. Cohen
Introduction by: John M. Cohen

  • Paperback
  • ISBN 9780140441239
  • 416 Pages
  • Penguin Classics
  • Adult

Table of Contents

Translated with an Introduction by J. M. Cohen

Map of Mexico City and Lake Texcoco
Preliminary Note
The Expedition of Francisco Hernandez de Cordoba
The Expedition of Juan de Grijalva
The Expedition of Hernando Cortes: Preparations
The Voyage
Doña Marina’s Story
A Pause on the Coast
The Stay at Cempoala
The Foundation of Vera Cruz
The March to Cingapacinga and Return to Cempoala
Events at Vera Cruz: The Destruction of the Ships
The Tlascalan Campaign
Peace with Tlascala: Embassies from Mexico
The March to Mexico
The Entrance into Mexico
The Stay in Mexico
Montezuma’s Captivity
Cortes in Difficulties
The Flight from Mexico
Cortes Collects Fresh Strength
Expeditions around the Lake
The Siege and Capture of Mexico

Map of the March from Vera Cruz to the City of Mexico
Map of the Coastline of Mexico

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