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A Brief History of Peru

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This volume provides concise yet comprehensive narrative of Peruvian history from the first civilizations established on the slopes of the Andes around the second millennium BCE through to the most recent social unrest and political developments.
Hardcover, 304 pages
Published March 16th 2005 by Facts on File (first published 2004)
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A Brief history of Peru covers the entire history in a succinct and efficient manor. While it would be nice if a little more attention was paid to Manco Inca's rebellion and the importance of Bolivar; the book still succeeds in painting a picture of Peru's prosperity. The writing is very clear and well done showing how dictatorships rose and the military and civilian powers grew apart. This book also covers the Shining Path terrorist organization in very good detail setting the stage for the ...more
Jul 06, 2011 Ronald rated it liked it
buku ini menjelaskan sejarah peru sejak sebagian cro-magnon mulai meninggalkan daratan asia hingga tiba di amerika selatan, berdirinya peradaban2 di peru (chavin-inca), zaman penjajahan spanyol, hingga peru modern.

bukunya ditulis dengan logika yang jelas, misalnya apa yang membuat Inca sebagai kekaisaran yang besar dengan mudah ditaklukkan oleh Conquistadores Spanyol dengan hanya kurang dari 200 pasukan, kenapa spanyol bisa mengalami keruntuhan, dll.
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