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The Incas: People of the Sun

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A narrative history of the great Inca Empire of Peru describes the daily life, innovative agricultural techniques, architectural wonders, metalworking skills, and religious practices of the Incas, as well as the devastating impact of European colonization. Original.
Paperback, Discoveries, 191 pages
Published March 1st 1994 by Harry N. Abrams (first published 1988)
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Glenn Robinson
Enjoyable small photo book that gives a brief description of Peru, the Incas, the Nascas and other groups in Peru with emphasis of the time of the Spanish conquest. It is too small of a book to go into great details, but gives wonderful oversight and ends with a section of historic letters from the 1500's up to Hiram Bingham's rediscovery of Manchu Pichu. Excellent photos. 4x6, sp it is a small book, but good for an overview.
Kandise
This unassuming little book turned out to be the best of the Incan history books I borrowed from the library a few weeks ago. A concise & straightforward history with LOTS of art that isn't in the other books, and includes an appendix of long primary source material.
Julie
An informative book about the Inca civilization with a lot of photos; also copies of some source documents. I'm glad I read this before our Peru trip; hubby is reading it also.
Yukari
I've read this book to get the quick idea of the Inca before I visit Peru. The book is very concise and easy to read.

A perfect book for a tourist.
Alesia
Didn't finish it. It's a National Geographic type book rather than academic. I might pick it up again sometime.
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