Doomed Road of Empire: The Spanish Trail of Conquest. The American Trail Series.
by [American Trail Series] Carter, Hodding.
A Fine tight copy in a Fine bright unclipped dust jacket. This installment in the wonderfu;l American Trail Series addresses the drama of the Camino Real--the Royal Road--that stretched northand east from Saltillo and Monclova, New Spain (Mexico) to cross the Rio Grande heading towrads Natchitoches, Louisiana. Carter describes the violence and ambition, of the the faiths and cultures in turmoil as the Spanish invaders conquered and converted the Indians and populated the military forts built to protect Spains rich mines and her missions.
Edition: First Printing of the First US Edition
Book Id: 24641