Publication Type

Book Review

Book Title/Conference/Journal

Historian

Year

3-2013

Abstract

The author of this study takes the reader back to the jungles of the Amazon and to the quest for El Dorado, the legendary city of gold that was at the center of the Spanish conquest in sixteenth-century Latin America. He focuses on Lope de Aguirre, the legendary madman who inspired Werner Herzog's famous 1972 film, Aguirre, the Wrath of God.

Disciplines

Latin American History | Military History | Political History

ISSN/ISBN

1540-6563

Publisher

Wiley

DOI

10.1111/hisn.12004_6

Additional URL

http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/hisn.12004_6

Version

Preprint

Language

eng

Format

application/pdf

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