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The Conquistadors: A Very Short Introduction
Language: en
Pages: 125
Authors: Matthew Restall
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-01-24 - Publisher: OUP USA

This Very Short Introduction examines the Spanish conquistadors who invaded the Americas in the sixteenth century, as well as the Native American Kingdoms they
The Maya: a Very Short Introduction
Language: en
Pages: 160
Authors: Matthew Restall
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-08-13 - Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

The Maya forged one of the greatest societies in the history of the ancient Americas and in all of human history. Long before contact with Europeans, Maya commu
The Native Conquistador
Language: en
Pages: 152
Authors: Amber Brian
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-06-18 - Publisher: Penn State Press

For many years, scholars of the conquest worked to shift focus away from the Spanish perspective and bring attention to the often-ignored voices and viewpoints
Truth
Language: en
Pages: 256
Authors: Felipe Fernandez-Armesto
Categories: Philosophy
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-09-10 - Publisher: Macmillan

Written by a renowned Oxford historian, this fascinating volume presents a global history of truth. Sharp and authoritative, Truth manages to touch every period
1492
Language: en
Pages: 288
Authors: Felipe Fernandez-Armesto
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-02-04 - Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

The world would end in 1492 - so the prophets, soothsayers and stargazers said. They were right. Their world did end. But ours began. In search of the origins o
Exploration: A Very Short Introduction
Language: en
Pages: 160
Authors: Stewart A. Weaver
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-12-19 - Publisher: Oxford University Press

We live in an age of globalization on every conceivable level, but globalization has a deeper history than politicians and pundits often allow, and nothing is m
Seven Myths of the Spanish Conquest
Language: en
Pages: 272
Authors: Matthew Restall
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-04-15 - Publisher: Oxford University Press

An update of a popular work that takes on the myths of the Spanish Conquest of the Americas, featuring a new afterword. Seven Myths of the Spanish Conquest reve
Spain
Language: en
Pages: 192
Authors: William Chislett
Categories: Political Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-06-27 - Publisher: Oxford University Press

What happens in Spain, among the euro zone's largest economies, matters. Its high unemployment (over 26%), burgeoning public debt, and banking crisis will be fo
The Reformation: A Very Short Introduction
Language: en
Pages: 168
Authors: Peter Marshall
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009-10-22 - Publisher: OUP Oxford

The Reformation transformed Europe, and left an indelible mark on the modern world. It began as an argument about what Christians needed to do to be saved, but
Spanish Literature: A Very Short Introduction
Language: en
Pages: 139
Authors: Jo Labanyi
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-08-26 - Publisher: Oxford University Press

This Very Short Introduction introduces the ways in which Spanish literature has been read, in and outside Spain, explaining misconceptions, outlining the insig