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Empire of the sun

Author: Jason HrenoNick JonesWilliam HootkinsDiscovery Channel (Firm)Atlantic Productions.All authors
Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Films for the Humanities & Sciences, ©2001.
Series: Conquistadors.; Discovery Channel University.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : 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  Read more...
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Named Person: Atahualpa; Huáscar, Inca; Francisco Pizarro
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Jason Hreno; Nick Jones; William Hootkins; Discovery Channel (Firm); Atlantic Productions.; Granada Media (Firm); Learning Channel (Firm); Films for the Humanities (Firm)
OCLC Number: 51837473
Notes: Copyright date from container: c2002.
Credits: Director of photography, Lee Pulbrook ; editor, Peter Miller ; music, Glenn Keiles.
Performer(s): Narrator, William Hootkins.
Description: 1 videodisc (66 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD.
Series Title: Conquistadors.; Discovery Channel University.
Responsibility: [a Discovery Channel production] ; produced by Atlantic Productions in association with Granada Media for the Learning Channel ; producer, Nick Jones ; directed and written by Jason Hreno.

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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"--Container.

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