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Rivers of Gold: The Rise of the Spanish Empire, from Columbus to Magellan

Rivers of Gold: The Rise of the Spanish Empire, from Columbus to Magellan

by Hugh Thomas

Editorial: Random House Publishing Group
ISBN: 9780812970555
Número de páginas: 720
Formatos: pdf, ePub, mobi, fb2
Tamaño de archivo: 18 Mb
Fecha de publicación: 2020-07-30
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From one of the greatest historians of the Spanish world, here is a fresh and fascinating account of Spain’s early conquests in the Americas. Hugh Thomas’s magisterial narrative of Spain in the New World has all the characteristics of great historical literature: amazing discoveries, ambition, greed, religious fanaticism, court intrigue, and a battle for the soul of humankind. Hugh Thomas shows Spain at the dawn of the sixteenth century as a world power on the brink of greatness. Her monarchs, Fernando and Isabel, had retaken Granada from Islam, thereby completing restoration of the entire Iberian peninsula to Catholic rule. Flush with success, ...