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Monuments of the Incas

Author: John Hemming; Edward Ranney
Publisher: New York : Thames & Hudson, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Rev. and expanded edView all editions and formats
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Monuments of the Incas is the most comprehensive photographic and narrative study of the major sites of the Inca empire ..."--Inside jacket.
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Genre/Form: Pictorial works
Nonfiction
Illustrated works
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Hemming; Edward Ranney
ISBN: 9780500051634 0500051631
OCLC Number: 463637932
Notes: "First published in two separate volumes in 1982 by the New York Graphic Society and in 1990 by the University of New Mexico Press"--Title page verso.
Description: 240 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 x 28 cm
Contents: Inca architecture --
Island of the Sun --
Tambo-toqo and Huanacauri Hill --
Sacsahuaman --
Coricancha --
Pisac --
Chinchero --
Moray --
Ollantaytambo --
Machu Picchu --
Vitcos and the Inca Trail --
Choquequirao --
Saihuite --
Tarahuasi --
Vilcashuamán --
Temple of Viracocha, Raqchi --
Huánuco --
Ingapirca --
Glossary.
Responsibility: text by John Hemming ; photographs by Edward Ranney.

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Presents a photographic and narrative survey of the major sites of the Inca empire, including the famed city of Machu Picchu, the Inca town and sun temple of Ollantaytambo, the mighty temple-fortress  Read more...

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