By: Todorov, Tzvetan; Howard, Richard
New York, Harper & Row: 1984
Edition: First American Edition
Seller ID: 2306079
Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Near Fine
First American edition. Jacket clipped. 1984 Hard Cover. x, 274 pp. Translated from French original by Richard Howard. A fascinating study of cultural confrontation in the New World, with implications far beyond sixteenth-century America,The Conquest of Americahas become a classic in its field. It offers an original interpretation of the discovery of America by Columbus and of the subsequent conquest, colonization, and destruction of Mexico and the Caribbean by the Spaniards at the beginning of the modern era. View More...