Article: Conquistadors’ Women Pardoned In Paperback

Conquistadors’ Women Pardoned in Paperback

by Roy Carroll for Guardian Unlimited Books 

“For centuries both women have been reviled as collaborators in Spanish conquests of the new world that verged on genocide. La Malinche was an Aztec turncoat who helped Hernán Cortés conquer Mexico; Inés Suárez was a Spanish seamstress who joined another conquistador, Pedro de Valdivia, in slaughtering the inhabitants of Chile.”

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