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A hero for the Americas : the legend of Gonzalo Guerrero / Robert Calder.

Author/creator Calder, Robert, 1941- author.
Format Book and Print
Publication Info Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada : University of Regina Press, [2017]
Copyright Notice ©2017
Descriptionxi, 217 pages : maps ; 20 cm
Subject(s)
Contents "No white man ever enters it" : the Yucatán Peninsula -- "To serve God and . . . to get rich" : the lure of the New World -- "It seemed the end of the world" : Balboa, Pizarro, and the perils of Darién -- "It will never do to leave him here" : shipwreck, enslavement, and Hernán Cortés -- "What would the Spanish say should they see me in this guise?" : Gonzalo among the Maya -- "Language is the perfect instrument of empire" : Aguilar and the conquest of the Aztecs -- "Gonzalo, my brother and special friend" : Guerrero the warrior and the battle for Yucatán -- "The power of narrative is absolute" : Guerrero in the contemporary Mexican consciousness.
Abstract The biography of Spaniard Gonzalo Guerrero, who became one of the great leaders of the Mayan race.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references (pages 193-207) and index.
Genre/formBiography.
Genre/formHistory.
ISBN9780889775091
ISBN0889775095

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