The Golden Age

Charles V, Emperor of Europe and the New World, is the central figure in the second volume of Hugh Thomas’s great history of the Spanish Empire. It begins with the return of the remnants of Magellan’s expedition around the world in 1522 and ends with Charles’s death in 1558. In the decades between, the Spaniards conquer Guatemala, Yucatan, Columbia, Venezuela, Peru and Chile, and control the…


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