The Incas: Lords of the Four Quarters (Ancient Peoples and Places)

The Incas: Lords of the Four Quarters (Ancient Peoples and Places)
By Craig Morris

Hardcover. Pub Date: 2011 Pages: 256 Publisher: Thames & Hudson Click on the Google Preview image above to read some pages of this book! In less than a century the Incas rose from obscure origins to build one of the largest empires of the ancient world. At its zenith Tawantinsuyu-The Fourfold Domain-extended northward from the Inca capital Cusco along the spine of the Andes to emace most of modern Peru and Ecuador. and southward into Bolivia. Chile. and Argentina. The sheer scale of the empire. coupled with the challenges of the varied and rugged landscape. makes the Inca achievement truly remarkable. This new survey provides the most up-to-date and authoritative account available of the Incas: their politics. economics. religion. architecture. art. and technology. The authors look in detail at the capital Cusco and at the four parts of the empire. exploring not just famous ...
The Incas: Lords of the Four Quarters (Ancient Peoples and Places)
Publisher: Thames and Hudson Ltd
ISBN: 9780500021217
Category: HISTORY AND POLITICS
First Published: 2011-05-31
Binding: Hardcover
Number of Pages: 256
Pack Size: 10
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