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The conquest of Mexico

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Alternate title:Conquest of Mexico
Summary:Provides a portrait of Cortez and the 'New World' as seen by the exploring Spaniards, and of the civilizations of Mesoamerica before they were 'discovered.' Describes the nature of Aztec religion and politics, the Battle of Mexico, how and why Montezuma lost, and why the descendants of the Aztecs speak Nahuati today.
Contributor:Carmigniani, Juan
Laure, Caroline
Lecca, Franco
Turenne, Henri de
Lancaster, Robert
Provider:Films for the Humanities (Firm)
Pathé cinéma (France)
Place of origin – Continent:not captured
Temporal subject: 2001-2010
Geographical subject – Continent:Mexico
Topical subjects:Aztecs First contact with Europeans
Mexico History Conquest, 1519-1540
Cortés, Hernán, 1485-1547
Montezuma II, Emperor of Mexico, ca. 1480-1520
Repository:Nonprint Media Services
Browse terms:Architecture, Landscape, Historic Places
Films@UM Browse terms:Latin American Studies
Ancient Cultures
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