in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Latin American History
P ublished online September 2015 .
Article. Subjects: Latin American History; Early Modern History (1500 to 1700); Local and Family History; Colonialism and Imperialism. 6494 words.
This essay focuses on the principal Pizarro family members who played active roles in the exploration, invasion, and colonization of the Andes. Francisco Pizarro served as leader until his...
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