The Loss of El Dorado: A Colonial History

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The Loss of El Dorado: A Colonial History - Naipaul, V. S.

At the centre of this extraordinary historical narrative are two linked themes: the grinding down of the aborigines during the long rivalries of the quest for El Dorado, the mythical kingdom of gold; and, two hundred years later, the man-made horror of the new slave colony. Naipaul shows how the alchemic delusion of El Dorado drew the small island ...

The Loss of El Dorado: A Colonial History 2010, Picador, London

ISBN-13: 9780330522847

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The Loss of El Dorado: A Colonial History 2003, Vintage, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9781400030767

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