The Wrath of God: Lope de Aguirre, Revolutionary of the Americas :: Evan L. Balkan soon to be presented for sale on the inspired BookLovers of Bath web site!
Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 2011, Hardback in dust wrapper.
Includes: Black & white photographs;
From the cover: The search for the mythical city of Eldorado in the heart of the Amazon basin represents one of the great adventures of Spanish exploration in the New World, and the role of the Basque soldier Lope de Aguirre is one of the most fascinating and least understood elements of the story. This provocative work reconsiders Aguirre and shows another side of his notorious career.
General Pedro de Ursua launched an expedition into the Amazon jungle in 1560. Ursua was murdered three months later. His replacement, Fernando de Guzman, was also murdered. Emerging from the chaos was Lope de Aguirre, who turned away from El Dor…
Very Good+ in Very Good+ Dust Wrapper. Previous owners’ name & date to the first blank.
Red boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. (ix) 225 pages. Index. Bibliography. 9½” x 6¼”.
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