Strike Fear in the Land, Volume 279: Pedro de Alvarado and the Conquest of Guatemala, 1520-1541
University of Oklahoma Press
May 07, 2020
5.98 X 9.02 X 0.56 inches | 1.0 pounds
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About the Author
W. George Lovell is Professor of Geography at Queen's University in Kingston, Ontario, Canada, and author of A Beauty That Hurts: Life and Death in Guatemala.
Christopher H. Lutz is author of Santiago de Guatemala, 1541-1773: City, Caste, and the Colonial Experience.
Wendy Kramer is author of Encomienda Politics in Early Colonial Guatemala, 1524-1544: Dividing the Spoils.
"This is the best book-length study, to date, of any of the Spanish invasions of the Maya area. Strike Fear in the Land shows how a sensitive reading of both European and Mesoamerican sources can produce a succinct and significant contribution to the New Conquest History."--Matthew Restall, author of When Montezuma Met Cortés: The True Story of the Meeting That Changed History