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Machu Picchu : unveiling the mystery of the Incas

Author: Richard L Burger; Lucy C Salazar
Publisher: New Haven : Yale University Press, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Details the status of contemporary research on Incan civilization, and addresses mysteries of the founding and abandonment of Machu Picchu, charting its archaeological history from 1911 to the present.
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Genre/Form: Collections archéologiques
Named Person: Hiram Bingham; Hiram Bingham; Hiram Bingham; Hiram Bingham; Hiram Bingham
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Richard L Burger; Lucy C Salazar
ISBN: 0300097638 9780300097634 9780300136456 0300136455
OCLC Number: 52806202
Description: viii, 230 pages : illustrations (some color), maps ; 29 cm
Contents: The discovery of Machu Picchu / Hiram Bingham III --
Machu Picchu: mysterious royal estate in the cloud forest / Lucy C. Salazar --
The nature of Inca royal estates / Susan A. Niles --
Recent archaeological investigations at Machu Picchu / Alfredo Valencia Zegarra --
Scientific insights into daily life at Machu Picchu / Richard L. Burger --
Contemporary significance of Machu Picchu / Jorge A. Flores Ochoa.
Responsibility: edited by Richard L. Burger and Lucy C. Salazar.
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Situated high in the Peruvian Andes, the fifteenth-century Inca palace complex at Machu Picchu is one of the most spectacular archaeological sites in the world. This illustrated book provides an  Read more...

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