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The lost world of El Dorado

Author: Graham Judd; Antony Spawforth
Publisher: London, England : British Broadcasting Corp. (BBC), 1998.
Series: World history in video.
Edition/Format:   eVideo : Clipart/images/graphics : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In the early decades of the 16th century, countless Spanish adventurers crossed the Atlantic to South America, in pursuit of the riches of the new world. Their quest was fueled by a strange rumor, of a kingdom of gold, called El Dorado. The search for it, led pioneers deep into the jungles and high into the mountains of the unexplored continent, into contact with worlds that would amaze, and appall them. This  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Documentary films
Feature films
Nonfiction films
Documentary
Material Type: Clipart/images/graphics, Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Graham Judd; Antony Spawforth
OCLC Number: 708216981
Notes: Previously released on DVD.
Description: 1 online resource (50 min.)
Series Title: World history in video.
Responsibility: by Graham Judd.

Abstract:

In the early decades of the 16th century, countless Spanish adventurers crossed the Atlantic to South America, in pursuit of the riches of the new world. Their quest was fueled by a strange rumor, of a kingdom of gold, called El Dorado. The search for it, led pioneers deep into the jungles and high into the mountains of the unexplored continent, into contact with worlds that would amaze, and appall them. This program seeks to follow in the footsteps of those early explorers. It's an investigation to discover new evidence about El Dorado. A quest to unearth the truth, behind the legendary kingdom of gold.

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