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A Brief History of Peru
 
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Fernando Rojas
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A Brief History of Peru

2.38  ·  Rating Details ·  8 Ratings  ·  4 Reviews
Paperback, 342 pages
Published 2010 by Ediciones El Lector
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John Barber
Dec 03, 2016 John Barber rated it it was ok
Very dry. Focused mostly on political activities, very little discussion on social issues except as they had an impact on politics. The author assumed that the reader has some basic knowledge of Peruvian history and geography.
Andrew Pixton
Apr 27, 2016 Andrew Pixton rated it really liked it
Shelves: history
About what you'd expect for something of that title and page number. Not the best historical book you're going to read, but if you choose this it's because you want the quick review and not an in depth study. This is sufficient for that purpose. It does focus more on the politico-economic history of Peru and I did feel like it was too brief in parts. We miss the infamous story about Atahualpa's capture, development of Peruvian art, music, and film as well as things as significant as potatoes ...more
Lavinia Petrache
Nov 24, 2015 Lavinia Petrache rated it did not like it
Shelves: history, lat-america
This was too much like a boring school book. A drag to read, despite the fact that I love that country.
lavinia
Dec 30, 2013 lavinia rated it did not like it
Shelves: history, lat-america
This was too much like a boring school book. A drag to read, despite the fact that I love that country.
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