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"Aztec" recounts the Catholic Church's attempts to convert the conquered Indians of South America, revealing the priests and the conquistadors' ethnocentricism regarding a noble society of high culture and a proud history. At the same time, this novel takes an unsparing look at the Aztec society, finding a good amount of ruthlessness among the leaders, priests, and warriors of the Indian nation as well. Jennings has done extensive research, and he bri...
This is a sprawling, epic adventure told by Marco Polo of his REAL adventures and travels, the marvels he encounters, the terrors, the wise and evil rulers, the wonders of the East. Like all Jennings' books, he comments on everything and everyone and grows from a naive boy to an intelligent, thoughtful, admirable man. Wonderful, engrossing story. ...
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