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Rivers of gold : the rise of the Spanish Empire

Author: Hugh Thomas
Publisher: London : Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An epic narrative history of the New World and the people who discovered and conquered it, this book covers the rise of the Spanish Empire from 1490 to 1522.

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Hugh Thomas
ISBN: 0297645633 9780297645634
OCLC Number: 492125772
Description: xix-604 p. : ill. en noir et en coul. ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Hugh Thomas.

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"Almost every aspect of the colonial enterprise is ably covered... as an intelligent and incisive narrative the book would be hard to better... It is unusual to finish so long a book wishing for Read more...

 
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