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Empire of the sun

Author: Jason HrenoNick JonesAnthony GeffenFrancisco PizarroDiego de AlmagroAll authors
Publisher: Princeton, NJ : Films for the Humanities & Sciences, ©2001.
Series: Conquistadors.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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After Hernán Cortés destroyed the Aztec empire of Mexico, Francisco Pizarro marched on the Incas of Peru and won, filling the treasury of Spain. This program describes Pizarro's ruthless attack on the Inca empire amidst the aftermath of the civil war between the Inca ruler, Atahualpa, and his defeated brother Huáscar. Also discussed is the rivalry between Pizarro and Diego de Almagro, the ransoming and subsequent  Read more...
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Named Person: Atahualpa; Huáscar.; Francisco Pizarro
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Jason Hreno; Nick Jones; Anthony Geffen; Francisco Pizarro; Diego de Almagro; Atlantic Productions.; Granada Media (Firm); Learning Channel (Firm); Films for the Humanities (Firm); Discovery Channel (Firm)
OCLC Number: 49789122
Credits: Director, Jason Hreno ; writer and producer, Nick Jones ; executive producer, Anthony Geffen.
Performer(s): Narrated by William Hootkins.
Description: 1 videocassette (66 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Series Title: Conquistadors.
Responsibility: a Discovery Channel production ; produced by Atlantic Productions in association with Granada Media for the Learning Channel.

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After Hernán Cortés destroyed the Aztec empire of Mexico, Francisco Pizarro marched on the Incas of Peru and won, filling the treasury of Spain. This program describes Pizarro's ruthless attack on the Inca empire amidst the aftermath of the civil war between the Inca ruler, Atahualpa, and his defeated brother Huáscar. Also discussed is the rivalry between Pizarro and Diego de Almagro, the ransoming and subsequent execution of Atahualpa, and the Spanish occupation of the Inca capital, Cuzco.

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