The ancient Incas chronicles from National geographic by Hiram Bingham

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  • Machu Picchu Site (Peru),
  • Peru


  • Bingham, Hiram, 1875-1956 -- Travel -- Peru -- Juvenile literature,
  • Incas -- Antiquities -- Juvenile literature,
  • Machu Picchu Site (Peru) -- Juvenile literature,
  • Peru -- Description and travel -- Juvenile literature

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Statement[by Hiram Bingham] ; Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr., senior consulting editor ; Fred L. Israel, general editor.
GenreJuvenile literature.
SeriesCultural and geographical exploration
ContributionsSchlesinger, Arthur Meier, 1917-, Israel, Fred L.
LC ClassificationsF3429.1.M3 B57 1999
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 133 p. :
Number of Pages133
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL383042M
ISBN 100791051048
LC Control Number98045472

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Cities, temples and fortresses of stone, marvelously engineered roads cut through. They were known for being builders as well as conquerors, and created the famous structure known as Machu Picchu. They also developed and improved roads and bridges in the Inca Empire.

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The History of the Incas may be the best description of Inca life and mythology to survive Spanish colonization of Peru. Pedro Sarmiento de Gamboa, a well-educated sea captain and cosmographer of the viceroyalty, wrote the document in Cuzco, the capital of the Inca Empire, just forty years after the arrival of the first Spaniards.

The royal sponsorship of the work 3/5(1). Four quarters of the world -- Glories of the empire -- Divine powers -- Life under the son of the sun -- Hardship, change, and survival -- Incas: Chronology -- Glossary -- Further reading -- Bibliography -- Index Examines the history, culture, religion, and social structure of the ancient IncasPages: Primary source of information on pre-Conquest Incan history, traditions and chronology gives full details of ceremonies, festivals, and religious beliefs and provides detailed accounts of the origin of the Incas, ancient systems of land division, early settlements, biographical sketches, arrival of the Spaniards, execution of the last emperor, much more.

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The Inca had a complex government and system of roads that created a society with employment, food, and homes. They had an estimated population of over 10 million people. Here are some extracts from historical accounts of the religion of the Inca Empire.

The Shepherd And The Daughter Of The Sun Viracocha And The Coming Of The Incas Death Of Pachacuti Inca Yupanqui The Festival of The Sun Three Inca Prayers.

Apu Ollantay Translated by Clements Markham [] Probably the only pre-Columbian Native American drama. Genre/Form: Electronic books: Additional Physical Format: Print version: Tyler, Madeline. Ancient Incas.

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The Inca Empire's immense territory spanned more than 2, miles - from Ecuador to Chile - at the time of the Spanish invasion, yet Inca culture remains largely a mystery.

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