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The golden empire : Spain, Charles V, and the creation of America, Hugh Thomas

Label
The golden empire : Spain, Charles V, and the creation of America
Title
The golden empire
Title remainder
Spain, Charles V, and the creation of America
Statement of responsibility
Hugh Thomas
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A narrative chronicle of Spain's dominant years traces Latin America's exploration, conquest, and economic development between 1522 and 1556, offering insight into how period accomplishments remain influential in today's world
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1931-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Thomas, Hugh
Dewey number
980/.01
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
F1411
LC item number
.T46 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Charles
  • Charles
  • Civilization
  • Colonies
  • Discovery and exploration, Spanish
  • Latin America
  • Latin America
  • Latin America
  • Spain
  • Spain
  • America
  • Latin America
  • Spain
Label
The golden empire : Spain, Charles V, and the creation of America, Hugh Thomas
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 559-572) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
A tale of two cities : New Spain and old. Cortés and the rebuilding of Mexico-Tenochtitlan, 1521-1524 ; Valladolid, 1522 ; Charles, king and emperor ; Christianity and the New World ; Charles at Valladolid, 1522-1523 ; Cortés in power, 1521-1524 -- Valladolid and Rome. Charles V : from Valladolid to the fall of Rome, 1527 ; Four brothers in a conquest : the Alvarados and Guatemala ; Charles and his empire ; Pedrarias, Panama, and Peru; Guzmán in New Spain ; Giants of their time : Charles, Cortés, Pizarro ; The Germans at the banquet : the Welsers ; Narváez and Cabeza de Vaca ; Ordaz on the Orinoco; Heredia at Cartagena ; Cortés and the Audiencia in New Spain ; Montejo in Yucatán ; To pass the sandbar -- Peru. Birú ; Pizarro's preparations ; Cajamarca ; The end of Atahualpa ; News of Peru ; The battle for Cuzco ; Almagro ; Pizarro's triumph and tragedy ; Vaca de Castro in Peru ; Gonzalo Pizarro and Orellana seek cinnamon and find the Amazon ; Orellana and New Andalusia ; The defeat of the viceroy ; Gonzalo and La Gasca ; Valdivia and Chile ; Valdivia's consummation -- Counter Reformation, counter Renaissance. Carolus Africanus ; The Indies finance Europe ; Federmann and Jiménez de Quesada ; The return of Cabeza de Vaca ; Soto in North America ; The magic lure of the New World ; Buenos Aires and Asunción : Pedro de Mendoza and Cabeza de Vaca ; New Spain with Antonio de Mendoza ; Coronado and the seven magic cities of Cibola ; Montejo and Alvarado in Yucatán and Guatemala -- The Indian soul. Las Casas, Pope Paul, and the Indian soul ; Controversy at Valladolid ; Las Casas and Sepúlveda ; The Knight of the Black Eagle ; The emperor at bay -- Appendix 1 : Genealogies -- Appendix 2 : Maps
Control code
ocn663459014
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
1st U.S. ed.
Extent
xviii, 646 pages, [16] pages of plates
Isbn
9781400061259
Isbn Type
(acid-free paper)
Lccn
2010035313
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)663459014
  • (Sirsi) a1836949
Label
The golden empire : Spain, Charles V, and the creation of America, Hugh Thomas
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 559-572) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
A tale of two cities : New Spain and old. Cortés and the rebuilding of Mexico-Tenochtitlan, 1521-1524 ; Valladolid, 1522 ; Charles, king and emperor ; Christianity and the New World ; Charles at Valladolid, 1522-1523 ; Cortés in power, 1521-1524 -- Valladolid and Rome. Charles V : from Valladolid to the fall of Rome, 1527 ; Four brothers in a conquest : the Alvarados and Guatemala ; Charles and his empire ; Pedrarias, Panama, and Peru; Guzmán in New Spain ; Giants of their time : Charles, Cortés, Pizarro ; The Germans at the banquet : the Welsers ; Narváez and Cabeza de Vaca ; Ordaz on the Orinoco; Heredia at Cartagena ; Cortés and the Audiencia in New Spain ; Montejo in Yucatán ; To pass the sandbar -- Peru. Birú ; Pizarro's preparations ; Cajamarca ; The end of Atahualpa ; News of Peru ; The battle for Cuzco ; Almagro ; Pizarro's triumph and tragedy ; Vaca de Castro in Peru ; Gonzalo Pizarro and Orellana seek cinnamon and find the Amazon ; Orellana and New Andalusia ; The defeat of the viceroy ; Gonzalo and La Gasca ; Valdivia and Chile ; Valdivia's consummation -- Counter Reformation, counter Renaissance. Carolus Africanus ; The Indies finance Europe ; Federmann and Jiménez de Quesada ; The return of Cabeza de Vaca ; Soto in North America ; The magic lure of the New World ; Buenos Aires and Asunción : Pedro de Mendoza and Cabeza de Vaca ; New Spain with Antonio de Mendoza ; Coronado and the seven magic cities of Cibola ; Montejo and Alvarado in Yucatán and Guatemala -- The Indian soul. Las Casas, Pope Paul, and the Indian soul ; Controversy at Valladolid ; Las Casas and Sepúlveda ; The Knight of the Black Eagle ; The emperor at bay -- Appendix 1 : Genealogies -- Appendix 2 : Maps
Control code
ocn663459014
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
1st U.S. ed.
Extent
xviii, 646 pages, [16] pages of plates
Isbn
9781400061259
Isbn Type
(acid-free paper)
Lccn
2010035313
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)663459014
  • (Sirsi) a1836949

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