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Signs of the Inca By J. I. Baarts
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A scholar from the U.S. alights in Peru with a commission to analyze the Incan heritage of modern Cusco through its monuments, art and architecture. The project is less straightforward than it seems.... More > For as the product (this document) of the writer’s interpretive activity grows, history starts to blend with anecdote and rumor. He soon finds his view of Cusco subjected to the same questions he puts to the texts that he works with, and the entire cast of characters is drawn into the uncertain space of his interrogation. Fusing travel narrative, history, ethnography and theory, this novel transgresses the boundaries of genre to ask what part storytelling plays in our construction of knowledge.< Less
Fall of the Inca Empire By Nigel Clayton
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This is the story of visitors from another world, who come to Earth at the time of the Spanish invasion of the Inca land. The story begins in the year 1532 as the Spanish set out to conquer the Inca... More > Empire, with reference being given to earlier intrusions in the years 1526 and 1527. The episodes of treaty, politics, treachery and mistreatment, handed down by the Spaniards between 1532 and 1544, are made clear, as too are the lives, ways, customs and deities of the natives of Peru. A small group of linguists from the tenth planet of our solar system (Pontus) are sent to Earth (Brantie) to pass on the words of wisdom from their Council of Philosophy. They are to inform all of those they encounter that space travel past the limits of the moon is not permitted, and that a non-conveyance in respect to these terms of sanction could lead to war. The story is a meld between science fiction and history. All of that said in reference to the Conquistadors and the Inca is based on researched historical events.< Less
Inca Land Explorations in the Highlands of Peru By Hiram Bingham
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Hiram Bingham (Director of the Peruvian Expeditions of Yale University and the National Geographic Society, Member of the American Alpine Club, Professor of Latin-American History in Yale... More > University) describes one of the first archeological expeditions to South America. Numerous illustrations.< Less
Inca Footprints: Walking Tours Of Cusco And The Sacred Valley By Brien Foerster
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Inca Footprints: I wrote this book as the result of not finding anything similar to it in Cusco, or anywhere. Cusco and the Sacred Valley are full of ancient megalithic stone remains and structures,... More > many of which are far older than the Inca, and this fact is not explained, and in fact not known by many of the guides and tour companies there. This book is the result of 5 years of on the ground research by me, Brien Foerster, and contains so many photos, that the book acts as a virtual tour of the whole area.< Less
Incas, Maya and Aztecs Adventure, part 1 - PERU By Panche Hadzi-Andonov, Leanne Rolph
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This is our adventure which started on 26th December 2009 and lasted until the end of January 2010… Rabindranath Tagore once said: “You can't cross the sea merely by standing and... More > staring at the water. Don't let yourself indulge in vain wishes.” And we didn’t! We made them happened! Leanne and Panche made the dreams become reality!< Less
Incas, Maya and Aztecs Adventure, part 1 - PERU By Panche Hadzi-Andonov, Leanne Rolph
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This is our adventure which started on 26th December 2009 and lasted until the end of January 2010… Rabindranath Tagore once said: “You can't cross the sea merely by standing and... More > staring at the water. Don't let yourself indulge in vain wishes.” And we didn’t! We made them happened! Leanne and Panche made the dreams become reality!< Less
Inca: Discover the Culture and Geography of a Lost Civilization By Lawrence Kovacs
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Illustrated by Farah Rizvi. GRL: W Picture a landscape encompassing more than 80 different ecosystems, from the steamy Amazon Rainforest teeming with wildlife, to the soaring peaks of the Andes... More > plastered with glaciers and the wild Pacific shoreline more than a thousand miles long. This was the world of the Inca, one of the most powerful empires in the history of civilization. Their story, while shrouded in mystery, can be explained in part by the things they left behind. One of the Inca’s most amazing relics is the city of Machu Picchu, a settlement built on a jagged ridge high up in the Andes Mountains. It will tell the tale of the extraordinary Inca culture—their beliefs, rituals, scientific advances, cities, monuments, food, and unique systems of language—through a journey from the city of Cuzco on the Inca Trail to the ancient city of Machu Picchu.< Less
The Renaissance: History Activity Pages for Kingfisher History or Notebooking By T. Ann Burgess
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History Activity Pages are a loose set of activity pages that can be used with the Kingfisher History Encyclopedia. Each page corresponds to a section of the encyclopedia and should be used after... More > reading the related section. The History Activity Pages have been left in a loose format for ease of use in Notebooking. The activity pages contain the following sections: Questions, Map Activity, Matching or Creative Activity, Time Line Activity. These activity pages are complete and user friendly for both parent or teacher. This set covers the following: The Aztecs, The Inca, The Reconquist of Spain, Italy, European Explorers, The Songhay Empire, Safavid Persia, Tudor England, The Portuguese Empire, The Reformation, The Ottoman Empire, The Moguls, The Conquistadores, The Spanish Empire, The Spanish Armada, The Hapsburgs, French Wars of Religion, Russia, Dutch Independence, North America, Japan & China. The time period is from AD 1430 - 1650< Less
A Brief History Of Taxation By Samuel Blankson
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THIS IS THE HARDCOVER VERSIONA concise book on the development of the US Tax system. It covers taxation from the Ancient Egyptians through the Chinese, Indian, Ancient Greeks, Romans, Incas,... More > Britons, United Kingdom and the United States. A quick walkthrough of the different tax laws and the reasons behind their enactment.< Less
A Brief History Of Taxation By Samuel Blankson
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THIS IS THE HARDCOVER VERSIONA concise book on the development of the US Tax system. It covers taxation from the Ancient Egyptians through the Chinese, Indian, Ancient Greeks, Romans, Incas,... More > Britons, United Kingdom and the United States. A quick walkthrough of the different tax laws and the reasons behind their enactment.< Less