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The cities of the ancient Andes

Author: Adriana Von Hagen; Craig Morris
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Thames and Hudson, 1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Reconstructs how life was in the ancient cities of the Andes including how village settlements gave way to religious centers, how city-states became empires, and the importance of Machu Picchu.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Adriana Von Hagen; Craig Morris
ISBN: 0500050864 9780500050866
OCLC Number: 38517965
Description: 240 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. The Andean People and their Land --
2. Cities for the Andes --
3. Early Monumental Architecture in the Andes --
4. The Highland Center of Chavin de Huantar --
5. The First Cities --
6. Imperial Cities: Wari and Tiwanaku --
7. Cities of the Desert --
8. City and Countryside in the Inka Empire --
9. Reconstructing Life in the Ancient Cities.
Responsibility: Adriana von Hagen and Craig Morris.
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Reconstructs how life was in the ancient cities of the Andes including how village settlements gave way to religious centers, how city-states became empires, and the importance of Machu Picchu.

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