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The Eagle and the Dragon: Globalization and European Dreams of Conquest in China and America in the Sixteenth Century

In this important new book the renowned historian Serge Gruzinski returns to two episodes in the sixteenth century which mark a decisive stage in global history and show how China and Mexico experienced the expansion of Europe. In the early … Continue reading

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Feathered Serpent: A Novel of the Mexican Conquest

The triumphant, controversial life of the Aztec woman Malinali is one of the great and enduring legends of Mexico. A high-born Mexica heiress, she was sold into slavery as a child, and it was as a slave of the Maya … Continue reading

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The Eagle and the Dragon: Globalization and European Dreams of Conquest in China and America in the Sixteenth Century

In this important new book the renowned historian Serge Gruzinski returns to two episodes in the sixteenth century which mark a decisive stage in global history and show how China and Mexico experienced the expansion of Europe. In the early … Continue reading

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