The Sad Night: The Story Of An Aztec Victory And A Spanish Loss
- Number of Pages: 40
- English (Unknown)
- English (Original Language)
- English (Published)
This sensitive treatment of La Noche Triste, or The Sad Night, the final battle the Aztecs won against the Spaniards, is a very effective melding of graceful, lucid text and stylized art. Beginning with all of the Aztec migration to Tenochtitlá n (now Mexico City) , the history of this people is traced through their final conquest by Corté s's forces. ” School Library Journal An engaging introduction to Mexican history. This title has the distinction of combining myth with historical reality in a specifically profitable manner. Designed to resemble Aztec codices, the illustrations appear in double-page strips above the bordered text.
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