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The Resource The Golden Age : the Spanish empire of Charles V, Hugh Thomas

The Golden Age : the Spanish empire of Charles V, Hugh Thomas

Label
The Golden Age : the Spanish empire of Charles V
Title
The Golden Age
Title remainder
the Spanish empire of Charles V
Statement of responsibility
Hugh Thomas
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The magisterial and enigmatic Charles V, Emperor of Europe and the New World, is the central figure in the second volume of Hugh Thomas's great history of the Spanish Empire. It begins with the return of the remnants of Magellan's expedition around the world in 1522 and ends with Charles's death in 1558
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
UKM
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1931-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Thomas, Hugh
Dewey number
980.01
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • portraits
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Charles
  • Charles
  • Charles
  • America
  • Holy Roman Empire
  • Spain
Target audience
adult
Label
The Golden Age : the Spanish empire of Charles V, Hugh Thomas
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Prologue. A tale of two cities : Valladolid and Mexico -- Valladolid -- Charles king and emperor -- Cortés and the rebuilding of Mexico/Tenochtitlan -- Christianity and the New World -- Charles at Valladolid -- Cortés in power -- Book I. Valladolid and Rome -- Charles : from Valladolid to the fall of Rome -- Four brothers in a conquest : the Alvarados and Guatemala -- Charles and his empire -- Pedrarias, Panama and Peru; Guzmán in New Spain -- Three giants of their time : Charles, Cortés, Pizarro -- The Germans at the banquet : the Welsers -- Narváez and Cabeza de Vaca -- Ordaz on the Orinoco; Heredia at Cartagena -- Cortés and the supreme court in New Spain -- Montejo in Yucatan -- To pass the sandbar -- Book II. Peru -- Birú -- Pizarro's preparations -- Cajamarca -- The end of Atahualpa -- News from Peru -- The battle for Cuzco -- Almagro -- Pizarro, triumph and tragedy -- Vaca de Castro in Peru -- Gonzalo Pizarro and Orellana seek cinnamon and find the Amazon -- Orellana and 'New Andalusia' -- the defeat of the viceroy -- Gonzalo and Gasca -- Valdivia and Chile -- Valdivia's consummation -- Book III. The Indies as a treasure house -- Carolus Africanus -- The Indies finance Europe -- Federman, Jiménez de Quesada and the quest for Eldorado -- The great walk of Cabeza de Vaca -- Soto in North America -- The lure of the Indies -- Book IV. Counter reformation, counter renaissance -- Buenos Aires and Asunción : Pedro de Mendoza and Cabeza de Vaca -- New Spain with Antonio de Mendoza -- Coronado and the seven magic cities of Cibola -- Montejo and Alvarado in Guatemala and Yucatan -- Book V. The Indian soul -- Las Casas, Pope Paul and the Indian soul -- Controversy at Valladolid -- Las Casas and Sepúlveda -- Book VI. Envoi -- The Knight of the Black Eagle : Philip and his Flemish role -- The emperor at bay -- Appendices -- The councils of Charles V -- Genealogies -- Some statistics
Control code
000046278963
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xvi, 696 p. [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9780141034492
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Other physical details
ill. (some col.), maps, ports., geneal. tables
System control number
(OCoLC)315081684
Label
The Golden Age : the Spanish empire of Charles V, Hugh Thomas
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Prologue. A tale of two cities : Valladolid and Mexico -- Valladolid -- Charles king and emperor -- Cortés and the rebuilding of Mexico/Tenochtitlan -- Christianity and the New World -- Charles at Valladolid -- Cortés in power -- Book I. Valladolid and Rome -- Charles : from Valladolid to the fall of Rome -- Four brothers in a conquest : the Alvarados and Guatemala -- Charles and his empire -- Pedrarias, Panama and Peru; Guzmán in New Spain -- Three giants of their time : Charles, Cortés, Pizarro -- The Germans at the banquet : the Welsers -- Narváez and Cabeza de Vaca -- Ordaz on the Orinoco; Heredia at Cartagena -- Cortés and the supreme court in New Spain -- Montejo in Yucatan -- To pass the sandbar -- Book II. Peru -- Birú -- Pizarro's preparations -- Cajamarca -- The end of Atahualpa -- News from Peru -- The battle for Cuzco -- Almagro -- Pizarro, triumph and tragedy -- Vaca de Castro in Peru -- Gonzalo Pizarro and Orellana seek cinnamon and find the Amazon -- Orellana and 'New Andalusia' -- the defeat of the viceroy -- Gonzalo and Gasca -- Valdivia and Chile -- Valdivia's consummation -- Book III. The Indies as a treasure house -- Carolus Africanus -- The Indies finance Europe -- Federman, Jiménez de Quesada and the quest for Eldorado -- The great walk of Cabeza de Vaca -- Soto in North America -- The lure of the Indies -- Book IV. Counter reformation, counter renaissance -- Buenos Aires and Asunción : Pedro de Mendoza and Cabeza de Vaca -- New Spain with Antonio de Mendoza -- Coronado and the seven magic cities of Cibola -- Montejo and Alvarado in Guatemala and Yucatan -- Book V. The Indian soul -- Las Casas, Pope Paul and the Indian soul -- Controversy at Valladolid -- Las Casas and Sepúlveda -- Book VI. Envoi -- The Knight of the Black Eagle : Philip and his Flemish role -- The emperor at bay -- Appendices -- The councils of Charles V -- Genealogies -- Some statistics
Control code
000046278963
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xvi, 696 p. [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9780141034492
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Other physical details
ill. (some col.), maps, ports., geneal. tables
System control number
(OCoLC)315081684

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