Potosí : the silver city that changed the world /

"In 1545, a native Andean prospector hit pay dirt on a desolate red mountain in highland Bolivia. There followed the world's greatest silver bonanza, making the Cerro Rico or "Rich Hill" and the Imperial Villa of Potosí instant legends, famous from Istanbul to Beijing. The Cerro...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Lane, Kris E., 1967- (Author)
Format: Book
Published: Oakland, California : University of California Press, [2019]
Series:California world history library ; 27.

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