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Monuments of the Incas

Author: John Hemming; Edward Ranney
Publisher: London : Thames & Hudson, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Rev. and updated edView all editions and formats
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This classic book, long out of print, has now been thoroughly rewritten to incorporate results from the latest archaeological excavations and discoveries about Inca masonry. A rich contribution to the understanding of Inca archaeology and architecture, Monuments of the Incas is also an invaluable guide for visitors to Peru and a unique photographic document."--Publisher's description.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Hemming; Edward Ranney
ISBN: 9780500051634 0500051631
OCLC Number: 540108546
Description: 240 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Responsibility: 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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Hemming s text is impressively complimented by Ranney s 174 stunning black-and-white photographs, which do an excellent job of demonstrating the overall splendor . Highly recommended for both Read more...

 
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