Roger Smith, student paper on Bernal Diaz del Castillo (in Spanish)

Roger W. Smith, paper on Bernal Diaz del Castillo (in Spanish)

 

This paper was written for a Spanish course at Columbia University taught by Professor Ricardo Florit.

Bernal Díaz del Castillo (d. 1584) was a Spanish conquistador, who participated as a foot soldier in the conquest of Mexico with Hernán Cortés. He wrote his famous and justly praised memoirs, which have been translated into English: The True History of the Conquest of New Spain.

 

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