De Soto and the Conquistadores

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DE SOTO and the Conquistadores

BY
THEODORE MAYNARD

Author of Exile and Other Poems, Our Best Poets, etc.

LONGMANS, GREEN AND CO.
LONDON NEW YORK TORONTO

1930

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Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Preface vii
  • Contents xi
  • List of Illustrations xiii
  • Introduction 1
  • Chapter I Darien is Founded 14
  • Chapter II Conflict and Intrigue 28
  • Chapter III Pizarro Persists 44
  • Chapter IV Peru of the Incas 55
  • Chapter V the Child of the Sun 70
  • Chapter VI the Doom of the Incas 88
  • Chapter VII the Navel of the World 105
  • Chapter VIII the Soul of a Conqueror 116
  • Chapter IX Further Preparations 132
  • Chapter X First Adventures 140
  • Chapter XI Bogs and Pitfalls 154
  • Chapter XII the Welderness 169
  • Chapter XIII the Princess and the Pearls 186
  • Chapter XIV Disaster 199
  • Chapter XV Despepation 214
  • Chapter XVI the Father of Waters 228
  • Chapter XVII Further Exploration 239
  • Chapter XVIII the Death of the Conqueror 251
  • Chapter XIX Those Who Survived 267
  • Bibliography 279
  • Index 289
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