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William Hickling Prescott (May 4, 1796 – January 28, 1859) was an American historian and Hispanist, who is widely recognized by historiographers to have been the first American scientific historian.
William Hickling Prescott (May 4, 1796 – January 28, 1859) was an American historian and Hispanist, who is widely recognized by historiographers to have been the first American scientific historian. Despite suffering from serious visual impairment, which at times prevented him from reading or writing for himself, Prescott became one of the most eminent historians of 19th century America. He is also noted for his eidetic memory.
William Hickling Prescott, the renowned American .
William Hickling Prescott, the renowned American historian who chronicled the rise and fall of the Spanish empire, was born in Salem, Massachusetts, on May 4, 1796. His grandfather had commanded colonial forces at the Battle of Bunker Hill during the American Revolution; his father was a highly respected judge and philanthropist. Prescott was tutored in Latin and Greek by the rector of Trinity Church in Boston and entered Harvard in 1811.
BOOK I: INTRODUCTION. View of the Aztec Civilisation. Chapter I. Ancient mexico- its climate and its products- its primitive races- aztec empire. THE country of the ancient Mexicans, or Aztecs as they were called, formed but a very small part of the extensive territories comprehended in the modern republic of Mexico. Its boundaries cannot be defined with certainty
The most highly acclaimed history of Mexico.
The most highly acclaimed history of Mexico. ut much the greater number, probably, spread over the region of Central America and the neighbouring isles; and the traveller now speculates on the majestic ruins of Mitla and Palenque as possibly the work of this extraordinary people. After the lapse of another hundred years, a numerous and rude tribe, called the Chichemecs, entered the deserted country from the regions of the far North-west.
History of the Conquest of Mexico: With a Preliminary View of the Ancient. Стр. 288 - What he suffered from famine, from the hostility of the natives, from the climate, and from hardships of every species, has nothing in history parallel to it, but what occurs in the adventures of the other discoverers and conquerors of the New World. After an extensive period of study, during which he sporadically contributed to academic journals, Prescott specialized in late Renaissance Spain and the early Spanish.
William Hickling Prescott. It is a magnificent epic," said William H. Prescott after the publication of History of the Conquest of Mexico in 1843
William Hickling Prescott. Format: Global Grey free PDF, epub, Kindle ebook Pages (PDF): 579 Publication Date: 1843. Prescott after the publication of History of the Conquest of Mexico in 1843. This pioneering study presents a compelling view of the clash of civilizations that reverberates in Latin America to this day. Home Categories Americas. Expounds upon the virtues of Mexico while seeking to explain the tragedy of the country's defeat in terms of its neighboring civilizations. Не удалось найти ни одного отзыва.
Prescott, William Hickling, 1796-1859; Making of America Project; Kirk, John Foster, 1824-1904. Cortés, Hernán, 1485-1547, Mexico - History Conquest, 1519-1540. Philadelphia, J. B. Lippincott Company.
Prescott, William Hickling (1796-1859) - An American historian. Blinded in one eye by a hard crust of bread thrown by a Harvard classmate, he would later lose sight in his other eye, and go on, with the aid of a noctograph, to devote his life to the scholarly study of Spanish history. History of the Conquest of Mexico (1843) - Prescott’s best-known work is a dramatic narrative description of how the war with Mexico arose over boundary disputes when Texas was annexed by the United States. 2. Table Of Contents. BOOK I INTRODUCTION .