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Terence N D'Altroy Peoples of America: The Incas (Series #13) (Edition 2) (Paperback)

Terence N D'Altroy Peoples of America: The Incas (Series #13) (Edition 2) (Paperback)

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"The book investigates its extraordinary progress from a small Andean society in southern Peru to its rapid demise little more than a century later at the hands of the Spanish conquerors"--

The Incas is a captivating exploration of one of the greatest civilizations ever seen. Seamlessly drawing on history, archaeology, and ethnography, this thoroughly updated new edition integrates advances made in hundreds of new studies conducted over the last decade.

- Written by one of the world's leading experts on Inca civilization

- Covers Inca history, politics, economy, ideology, society, and military organization

- Explores advances in research that include pre-imperial Inca society; the royal capital of Cuzco; the sacred landscape; royal estates; Machu Picchu; provincial relations; the khipu information-recording technology; languages, time frames, gender relations, effects on human biology, and daily life

- Explicitly examines how the Inca world view and philosophy affected the character of the empire

- Illustrated with over 90 maps, figures, and photographs

• Author: Terence N D'Altroy • ISBN:9781444331158 • Format:Paperback • Publication Date:2014-05-27




Series Title

Peoples of America


John Wiley & Sons

Book Format


Original Languages


Number of Pages



Terence N D'Altroy


The Incas



Publication Date

May, 2014

Assembled Product Dimensions (L x W x H)

9.00 x 5.90 x 1.10 Inches



SKU: WA20697366

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