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Barghusen, Joan D.

Summary: Discusses the end of the Aztec civilization, including the fragile network of their empire, the arrival of the conquistadors, the Spanish advantages in the areas of weaponry and leadership, the role of Montezuma, and the aftermath of the conflict.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lucent Books 2000

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 972.02 BAR

Summary: To reflect on the 500th anniversary of the Spanish conquest of Mexico in 2021, director Reyes offers a bold hybrid cinema experience exploring the brutal legacy of colonialism in contemporary Mexico. Through the eyes of a ghostly conquistador, the film recreates Hernan Cortes' epic journey from the coasts of Veracruz to the Aztec capital of Tenochtitlan, the site of contemporary Mexico City. As...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2022

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC FOU

Kimmel, Eric A.

Summary: Traces the life of the last emperor to rule the Aztec empire in Central America before it was conquered by the Spaniards.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Holiday House 2000

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Esquivel, Laura

Summary: "Malinche, also known as Malinalli, believes the conquistador Hernán Cortés is the savior of her oppressed people, a reincarnation of the god Quetzalcoatl sent to end the barbaric hunman sacrifices of Montezuma, the Aztec ruler"--Container.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2006

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC ESQ

Marks, Richard Lee.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: A.A. Knopf 1993

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 CORTES MAR

Innes, Hammond

Summary: Traces the careers and conquests of Cortez and Pizarro in elaborate, colorful, well-documented detail. The interest and historical value of the book are enhanced by many illustrations, in both color and black and white, including old paintings, drawings and engravings, photographs and maps.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Knopf 1969

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 972.02 INN

Thomas, Hugh

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 1993

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 972.02 THO

Townsend, Camilla

Summary: "Five hundred years ago, in November 1519, Hernando Cortés walked along a causeway leading to the capital of the Aztec kingdom and came face to face with Moctezuma. That story--and the story of what happened afterwards--has been told many times, but always from the point of view of the Europeans. After all, we have been taught, it was the Europeans who held the pens. But the Native Americans...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Oxford University Press 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 972 TOW

Summary: The conquest of Mexico: November 11th, 1519. Hernan Cortes must decide whether to risk attempting to conquer Mexico by defeating Montezuma. He confers with and receives valuable advice from his slave Donna Marina and his captains before coming to a critical decision.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: CBS News 2000

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV YOU

Berler, Beatrice.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Corona Pub. Co. 1988

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 972.02 BER

Levy, Buddy

Summary: In 1519, Hernán Cortés arrived on the shores of Mexico with a roughshod crew of adventurers and the intent to expand the Spanish empire. Along the way, this brash and roguish conquistador schemed to convert the native inhabitants to Catholicism and carry off a fortune in gold. In Tenochtitlán, the City of Dreams, Cortés met his Aztec counterpart, Montezuma: king, divinity, ruler of a complex...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bantam Books 2008

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 972.02 LEV

Le Clézio, J.-M. G. (Jean-Marie Gustave)

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University of Chicago Press 1993

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 972.018 LEC

Sierra, Javier

Summary: In Los Angeles, Jennifer Narody is having a series of disturbing dreams involving eerie images of a lady in blue. She doesn't know that this same spirit appeared to leaders of the Jumano Native American tribe in New Mexico 362 years earlier, linked to a Spanish nun who had the power to be in two places simultaneously. Meanwhile, journalist Carlos Albert stumbles upon a nearly forgotten...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atria Books 2007

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC SIE

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC SIE

Summary: The development of the arts in Europe from the Middle Ages to the modern era is an astonishing record of cultural achievement, from the breathtaking architecture of Gothic cathedrals to the daring visual experiments of the Cubist painters. We all have our favorite artists, periods, or styles from this immensely rich tradition, but how many of us truly know the full sweep of European art? How...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Co. 2005

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 709 HIS
Call number: DVD 709 HIS

Summary: The aim of these lectures is to make viewers feel welcome and comfortable in the company of paintings. By focusing on 65 masterpieces of Western painting, Professor William Kloss offers a vivid, visceral encounter with genius, shining light on the unique technical, stylistic, and expressive achievements of each painting. From the 14th century to the 20th, the images are examined for their...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Company 2010

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: Great DVD 759 World 2010

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