Book Discussion on Rivers of Gold: The Rise of the Spanish Empire

Lord Thomas talked about his book Rivers of Gold: The Rise of the Spanish Empire, from Columbus to Magellan, published by Random… read more

Lord Thomas talked about his book Rivers of Gold: The Rise of the Spanish Empire, from Columbus to Magellan, published by Random House. In the book, Lord Thomas examined the conquest of the Caribbean Islands and Mexico. He described the two generations after Christopher Columbus as “the most important phase of world history.” After his presentation, he answered questions from members of the audience. close

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Book Discussion on Rivers of Gold: The Rise of the Spanish Empire

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179667-1
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Public Affairs Event
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New York, New York, United States
First Aired:
Jul 17, 2004
Last Aired:
Aug 22, 2004

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  • Jul 17, 2004 | 9:30am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 22, 2004 | 6:00am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 22, 2004 | 12:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
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