The Latin American History Podcast

The Latin American History Podcast aims to tell the story of Spanish and Portuguese America from its very beginnings up until the present day. Latin America’s history is home to some of the most exciting ...more

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November 30, 2019 00:35:31
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45. The Conquest of Mexico - part 9

With Tenochtitlan under his control, Cortez was faced with a new challenge. He needed to build a stable government, while keeping the Aztec population, his own men, the king and rival conquistadors happy. ...

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October 13, 2019 00:25:33
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44. The Conquest of Mexico - Part 8

Cortez was on the run after being forced out of Tenochtitlan, but within six months he was back on the shores of Lake Texcoco trying to work out how to take the city. The bloodiest phase of the conquest was about to begin. ...

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October 06, 2019 00:01:20
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Announcement - The Latin American History Podcast is now Available in Portuguese

Thankyou to Mateus Menezes for taking this on! The first episode is already online, and you can find it wherever you get your podcasts from. Website: [https://www.spreaker.com/show/historia-da-america-latina?fbclid=IwAR2U-f92ucJxQNWojg4hG5NUVtjs9-RTPviaxjtcilE3wyKsHuiCwuX11Yc](https://www.spreaker.com/show/historia-da-america-latina?fbclid=IwAR2U-f92ucJxQNWojg4hG5NUVtjs9-RTPviaxjtcilE3wyKsHuiCwuX11Yc) Facebook: [https://www.facebook.com/Hist%C3%B3ria-da-Am%C3%A9rica-Latina-102122097860339/](https://www.facebook.com/Hist%C3%B3ria-da-Am%C3%A9rica-Latina-102122097860339/) Email: [email protected] ...

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September 01, 2019 00:29:18
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43. The Conquest of Mexico - Part 7

If last episode was a slow burn political thriller, this one is all action. Cortez will face Aztec and Spaniard in a bid not just to save his conquest, but for his very survival. ...

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July 15, 2019 00:36:23
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42. The Conquest of Mexico - Part 6

In November 1519 Cortez entered Mexico city. What would happen when these two alien civilisations met? The coming months would among the most decisive of the conquest, but they would also be the strangest. ...

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May 26, 2019 00:36:34
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41. The Conquest of Mexico - Part 5

Cortez was determined to meet with emperor Moctezuma - even if Moctezuma had made it more than clear that he wanted nothing to do with him. To do this, he would have to march over land to Tenochtitlan but getting there would not be easy. Between him and the Aztec capital stood the mighty Aztec city of Cholula and the land of the mysterious and ferocious Tlaxcalans. Cortez would have to negotiate his way past both before he reached his goal. ...

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