Conflict in the Early Americas: An Encyclopedia of the Spanish Empire's Aztec, Incan, and Mayan Conquests

Editor: Seaman, Rebecca
Publication Year: 2013
Publisher: ABC-CLIO

Single-User Purchase Price: $100.00
Unlimited-User Purchase Price: $150.00
ISBN: 978-1-59-884776-5
Category: History - World history
Image Count: 55
Book Status: Available
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This detailed study is the only reference work of its kind to address Spain's conquest of Central and South America, providing in-depth coverage of native and European ideologies, political motivations, and cultural practices of the region.

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Table of Contents

  • Preface
  • Maps
  • ENTRIES
  • A
  • Acobamba, Treaty of
  • Adelantado
  • Agriculture and Economy, Pre-Conquest Mexico
  • Agriculture and Economy, Pre-Conquest Peru
  • Aguilar, Fr. Gerónimo de
  • Ahuitzotl
  • Albornoz, Cristóbal
  • Alderete, Julián de
  • Almagro, Diego de
  • Almagro, Diego de (el Mozo)
  • Alvarado, Pedro de
  • Alvarez Chico, Francisco
  • Andagoya, Pascual de
  • Antisuyu
  • Artisans, Inca
  • Artisans, Maya
  • Artisans, Mexica
  • Atahualpa
  • Audiencia
  • Ávila, Alonso de
  • Ayllón, Lucas Vázquez de
  • Ayllus
  • Ayni
  • Aztec, or Mexica
  • Aztec-Spanish War
  • Aztec-Spanish War, Causes of
  • Aztec-Spanish War, Consequences of
  • B
  • Balboa, Vasco Núñez de
  • Betanzos's Narrative of the Incas
  • Bono de Quejo, Juan
  • Brigantines, Use by Cortés
  • C
  • Cabildo
  • Cacama
  • Cáceres, Joan de
  • Cajamarca, Battle of
  • Calendar System of Aztec
  • Calendar System of Inca
  • Calendar System of Maya
  • Camargo, Diego Múñoz
  • Camayos
  • Cañari
  • Capitulacion de Toledo
  • Caribs
  • Castro, Diego de
  • Castrovirreina
  • Chalco
  • Chanca
  • Charles V (HRE) or Carlos I of Spain
  • Chasquis
  • Chichen Itza
  • Chimborazo, Battle of
  • Chinchaysuyu
  • Cholula Massacre
  • Christianity, Impact of on the Aztec
  • Christianity, Impact of on the Inca
  • Class, Impact of Spanish on the Inca
  • Class, Impact of Spanish on the Mexica
  • Coatzacoalcos
  • Collasuyu
  • Colón, Diego
  • Columbus, Christopher
  • Conquistadores
  • Contisuyu
  • Corregidores
  • Cortés, Hernán
  • Cortés, Martín El Criollo
  • Coyoacán
  • Cozumel
  • Cuauhtémoc
  • Cuba
  • Cuitláhuac
  • Cuzco
  • D
  • Dávila, Pedro Arias
  • Díaz del Castillo, Bernal
  • Díaz, Fr. Juan
  • Duero, Andrés de
  • Durán, Fr. Diego (1537–1588)
  • E
  • Education, Pre-Columbian Mexico
  • Education, Pre-Columbian Peru
  • El Mestizo
  • Encomenderos
  • Encomienda
  • Escobar, Alonso de
  • Estancia
  • European Diseases, Role of
  • Extirpadores
  • F
  • Fernández de Oviedo, Gonzalo
  • Florentine Codex
  • Franciscans, Role of
  • G
  • Garay, Francisco de
  • Gifting, Practice of
  • Gold, Role of in Spanish Expeditions
  • Government, Pre-Conquest Aztec
  • Government, Pre-Conquest Inca
  • Grado, Alonso del
  • Grijalva, Juan de
  • Guns, Impact of
  • H
  • Hanan
  • Hernández de Córdoba, Francisco
  • Hernández Portocarrero, Alonso
  • Hispaniola
  • Horses, Impact of
  • Huacas
  • Huamanga
  • Huancavelica
  • Huanta
  • Huáscar
  • Huayna Cápac
  • Huexotzinco
  • Huitzilopochtli
  • Human Sacrifice
  • Hurin
  • I
  • Inca Civil War
  • Inca Elite
  • Inca Roads
  • Incas
  • Inca-Spanish War
  • Inca-Spanish War, Causes of
  • Inca-Spanish War, Consequences of
  • Ircio, Pedro de
  • Ixtlilxochitl II
  • J
  • Jesuit Order, Role of
  • Juicio de Residencia
  • Julián, Maya Interpreter
  • K
  • Kuraka
  • L
  • La Malinche, “Doña Marina”
  • La Noche Triste
  • Las Casas, Bartolomé de
  • Las Salinas, Battle of
  • Laws of Burgos
  • Leyes Nuevas 1542–1543
  • Lienzo de Tlaxcala
  • Lima
  • López de Gómara, Francisco
  • Lucanas
  • Lugo, Francisco de
  • Luque, Hernando de
  • M
  • Macehualtin
  • Machu Picchu
  • Maize
  • Malquis
  • Manco Cápac
  • Manco Inca Yupanqui
  • Matienzo, Juan de
  • Maya
  • Mayeques
  • Mercedes
  • Mercury
  • Mexico, State of after Spanish Conquest
  • Mexico, State of prior to Spanish Conquest
  • Millenarianism
  • Mines, Role of in Mexico
  • Mines, Role of in Peru
  • Mita
  • Mixtecs
  • Montejo, Francisco de
  • Montezuma II
  • Motolinia's Historia de los Indios de la Nueva España
  • N
  • Nahuatl Language
  • Narváez Expedition
  • Narváez, Pánfilo de
  • Neo-Incas
  • Nezahualcoyotl (1402–1472)
  • Ninan Cuyochi
  • O
  • Ojeda (Hojeda), Alonso de
  • Olid, Cristóbal de
  • Olmedo, Fr. Bartolomé de (1485–1524)
  • Ordaz, Diego de
  • Orellana, Francisco de (ca. 1511–1546)
  • Otomi
  • P
  • Pacarina
  • Pachacutin
  • Paullu Inca
  • Peru, State of after Spanish Conquest
  • Peru, State of prior to Spanish Conquest
  • Philip II of Spain
  • Pipiltin
  • Pizarro, Francisco
  • Pizarro, Gonzalo
  • Pizarro, Hernando (ca. 1478–1578)
  • Pochtecas
  • Ponce de León, Juan
  • Popocatepetl
  • Potonchan, Battle of
  • Potosí
  • Punta Quemada, Battle of
  • Q
  • Quechua Language
  • Quetzalcoatl
  • Quiahuiztlan
  • Quipu
  • Quizquiz
  • R
  • Reconquista, Impact of on Spanish Policy in America
  • Religion, of Pre-Conquest Aztec
  • Religion, of Pre-Conquest Inca
  • Repartimiento
  • Requerimiento
  • Rivalry, Intra-Andean
  • Rodriguez de Fonseca, Juan
  • Rodriguez de Villafuerte, Juan
  • Ruiz, Bartolomé
  • Ruiz de Guevara, Antonio
  • Rumiñahui
  • S
  • Sahagún, Bernardino de
  • Sandoval, Gonzalo de
  • Santa Cruz of Tlatelolco, College of
  • Santo Tomás, Domingo de (1499–1570)
  • Sapa Inca
  • Sarmiento's History of the Incas
  • Sayri Túpac
  • Sciences and Arts of Pre-Conquest Aztec
  • Sciences and Arts of Pre-Conquest Inca
  • Sepúlveda's De Orbe Novo (Historia del Nuevo Mundo)
  • Silver
  • Slavery, Role of
  • Soras
  • Soto, Hernando de, in Peru
  • Spain, Imperial Goals of
  • Spanish, Division within during the Conquest of Mexico
  • T
  • Tahuantinsuyu
  • Taki Onqoy
  • Tapia, Andres de
  • Tarascans
  • Tecuichpo (“Doña Isabel”)
  • Tenochtitlán, City of
  • Tenochtitlán, Siege of
  • Tenochtitlán, Spanish Rule of
  • Texcoco, Alliance with Tenochtitlán
  • Tezcatlipoca
  • Titu Cusi Yupanqui
  • Tlamatimine
  • Tlatelolco, or Tlateold
  • Tlaxcala, Battle of
  • Toledo, Francisco de
  • T'oqrikoq
  • Totonacs, Alliance with Spanish
  • Toxcatl Massacre
  • Tribute, Paid to Mexica
  • Tribute, Paid to Spain
  • Tucuyricoc
  • Tumbes
  • Túpac Amaru
  • Túpac, Huallpa
  • Túpac Inca Yupanqui
  • V
  • Vázquez, Martín
  • Vega, Garcilaso de la
  • Velázquez de Leon, Juan
  • Velázquez, Diego (de Cuéllar)
  • Viceroyalty System
  • Vilcabamba
  • Vilcashuamán
  • Villa Rica de la Vera Cruz
  • Visitas
  • W
  • War, Customs of among Aztec
  • War, Customs of among Inca
  • War, Customs of among Maya
  • Women, Status of Inca
  • Women, Status of Mexica
  • X
  • Xaragua Massacre
  • Y
  • Yanaconas
  • Yucatán Peninsula
  • Yucatán, State of after Spanish Conquest
  • Yucatán, State of prior to Spanish Conquest
  • Z
  • Zempoala
  • Maya-Spanish War Timeline
  • Inca-Spanish War Timeline
  • Aztec-Spanish War Timeline
  • Bibliography
  • Contributors