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.
Latin American History | Military History | Political History
Estava Davis, Jennifer. 2013. Book Review: The Wrath of God: Lope de Aguirre, Revolutionary of the Americas by Evan Balkan. Historian, 75, 1, 128-129.