43. The Conquest of Mexico - Part 7

Episode 44 September 01, 2019 00:29:18
43. The Conquest of Mexico - Part 7
The Latin American History Podcast
43. The Conquest of Mexico - Part 7
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Show Notes

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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