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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
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
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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