Conquistadors (TV series)

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Genre Documentary
Written by Michael Wood
Directed by David Wallace
Presented by Michael Wood
Composer(s) Howard Davidson
Country of origin United Kingdom
Original language(s) English
No. of series 1
No. of episodes 4
Executive producer(s) Laurence Rees
Producer(s) Rebecca Dodds
Cinematography Peter Harvey
Running time 46-51 mins
Production company(s) Maya Vision for BBC and PBS
Original network BBC
Original release 24 November (2000-11-24) – 15 December 2000 (2000-12-15)

Conquistadors (2000) is a documentary retelling of the story of the Spanish expeditions of conquest of the Americas. In this 4-part series historian Michael Wood travels in the footsteps of the Spanish expeditions, from Amazonia to Lake Titicaca, and from the deserts of North Mexico to the heights of Machu Picchu.[1][2]

Episode list[edit]

  1. "The Fall of the Aztecs"
  2. "The Conquest of the Incas"
  3. "The Search for El Dorado"
  4. "All the World is Human"