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The Incas

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Incas by Nigel Davies

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The Inca Empire's immense territory spanned more than 2,000 miles -- from Ecuador to Chile -- at the time of the Spanish invasion, yet Inca culture remains largely a mystery. The Incas did not leave pictorial codices and documents in their native language as the Maya and Aztec did and they narrated to Spanish chroniclers just a few of the multiple alternative histories maintained by descendants of various rulers. In this classic work, Nigel Davies offers a clear view into Inca political history, economy, governance, religion, art, architecture, and daily life. The Incas has become a classic in its ten years in print; readers and scholars interested in ancient American cultures will relish this new paperback edition.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780870818653
ISBN-10: 0870818651
Format: Paperback
(155mm x 230mm x 16mm)
Pages: 259
Imprint: University Press of Colorado
Publisher: University Press of Colorado
Publish Date: 1-Aug-2005
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Nigel Davies

Archaeologist Nigel Davies, Ph.D., has written extensively on the Aztecs and Toltecs, on the origins of the peoples of the New World, including the books "The Ancient Kingdoms of Mexico, The Ancient Kingdoms of Peru, The Toltecs, " and" The Aztecs," and on religious practices throughout America. He has lectured on archaeology at Harvard, Yale, and UCLA.

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