Audio for: “#3 Cerro Rico – The Envy of Kings”
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The sources for this broadcast come from
- A Public Broadcast System TV series: “Mankind: The Story of All of Us”, episode 8. This tells the story of Cerro Rico and its impact on the world.
- Information on the potato, pieces of eight as the first international currency, and piracy come from Wikipedia.
- Two separate tours of Casa de Moneda in Potosi 2010 and 2014
- Information on the role of Bolivia in the European Industrial Revolution comes from the Encyclopedia Britannica, economichelp.org, and discussions with Missionary Dakin Cook.