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Incas by Nigel Davies
Book DescriptionThe 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 DetailsISBN: 9780870818653
(229mm x 152mm x 16mm)
Imprint: University Press of Colorado
Publisher: University Press of Colorado
Publish Date: 1-Aug-2005
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Nigel Davies
Pirc: Move by Move, Paperback (June 2016)
Grandmaster Nigel examines the Pirc Defence and its many variations. He shares his experience and knowledge with the opening, provides repertoire options for Black and tells you everything you need to know about playing the Pirc Defence.
Play the Catalan, Paperback (June 2009)
The Catalan is a sophisticated opening system which is popular at all levels of chess. This work presents a study of this important opening. It provides a repertoire for White, covers the main plans for both sides, and tackles modern day issues such as move orders.
Starting Out: The Modern, Paperback (June 2008)
The Modern Defence is a dynamic, ambitious and universal opening, one that can be used against virtually every system White can play. This book studies the modern by going back to basics, introducing the moves and ideas, and explaining the reasoning behind them.
DRCOG Revision Guide, Paperback (February 2008)» View all books by Nigel Davies
This book provides sample questions and tips for candidates for the DRCOG examination.
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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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