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Adam Hook (Illustrateur)
EAN : 9781841761756
64 pages
Éditeur : Osprey Publishing (UK) (25/11/2001)
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Many accounts portray the conquest of the New World as a remarkable military achievement, with Cortés' vastly outnumbered but better armed Spaniards defeating hordes of superstitious savages. However, the reality of these events is far more complex and no less significant. The first Conquistadors who had sailed in search of prosperity, inspired by dreams of unlimited riches, soon became disillusioned and restless. With disease rampant, resources exhausted, and the C... >Voir plus
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RuniRuni   02 septembre 2019
Gold soon began to haunt the imagination of Spaniards as the one commodity that could transcend the oppressive limitations of social rank. Columbus bluntly stated that a man with enough gold could even take souls to paradise. Yet by 1519, the Spanish Main was a pitiful shell of its former prosperity.
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Quelle guerre ?

Autant en emporte le vent, de Margaret Mitchell

la guerre hispano américaine
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