1859. Volume III of III. Prescott, is a renowned American historian who chronicled the rise and fall of the Spanish empire. Engrossed by the history of Spain, he committed himself to tracing its development into a world power. Employing secretaries to read him manuscripts sent from Spanish archives, Prescott set about writing a work of sound scholarship that would also interest a general audience. Contents: The Moors of Spain; Rebellion of the Moriscoes; War with the Turks; and Domestic Affairs of Spain. See other titles by this author available from Kessinger Publishing. Due to the age and scarcity of the original we reproduced, some pages may be spotty, faded or difficult to read. Volume 1 ISBN 0766193764, Volume 2 ISBN 0766193772.