The Conquest of America



The Conquest Of America Is A Fascinating Study Of Cultural Confrontation In The New World, With Implications Far Beyond Sixteenth Century America The Book Offers An Original Interpretation Of The Spaniards Conquest, Colonization, And Destruction Of Pre Columbian Cultures In Mexico And The Caribbean Using Sixteenth Century Sources, The Distinguished French Writer And Critic Tzvetan Todorov Examines The Beliefs And Behavior Of The Spanish Conquistadors And Of The Aztecs, Adversaries In A Clash Of Cultures That Resulted In The Near Extermination Of Mesoamerica S Indian Population.The Conquest of America

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  • Paperback
  • 288 pages
  • The Conquest of America
  • Tzvetan Todorov
  • English
  • 16 August 2017
  • 0806131373

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    Todorov creates a loose typology of forms of intercultural interaction through an examination of both major andminor figures from the Spanish conquest of Mexico His focus is on the way these various figures communicate and understand different discourses natural, human, and divine His conclusion the Europeans successfully conquer the Americas because of their superior interhuman communication it is, paradoxically...

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    Todorov s subject is the Spanish conquest of the Caribbean and Mexico in the 16th century We re familiar with Columbus s discovery of the islands in the Caribbean and their Indians And how Cortez conquered the Aztecs with a relatively small band of men is an evenfamiliar story We ve read accounts of priests Christianizing the Indians and how the population was enslaved and decimated by disease We understand the conquest in terms of the leading edge of 16th century technology coming int Todorov s subject is the Spanish conquest of the Caribbean and Mexico in the 16th century We re familiar with Columbus s discovery of the islands in the Caribbean and their Indians And how Cortez conquered the Aztecs with a relatively small band of men is an evenfamiliar story We ve read accounts of priests Christianizing the Indians and how the population was enslaved an...

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    Absolute piece of garbage that couches history in semiotics, Oreintalism and conflict theory Todorov s whole argument revolves around the idea that the Aztecaccurately known as the Mexica were incapable of defending themselves The Aztecs were too superstitious and basically just not smart enough to not be conquered by the Spaniards And what sources does Todorov use to defend this point 1 Chronicles by Hernan Cortes and Bernal Diaz are the most cited What Todorov apparently has ne Absolute piece of garbage that couches history in semiotics, Oreintalism and conflict theory Todorov s whole argument revolves around the idea that the Aztecaccurately known as...

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    The lack of citations is really not a good look for a book that looks at how perceptions of the other have been rendered in primary sources There were also far too many ill conceived generalized assertions and misplaced analogies Idk I took some useful ideas from this book, and I think Todoro...

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