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The last days of the Incas

Kim MacQuarrie

The last days of the Incas

by Kim MacQuarrie

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Published by Portrait in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Incas -- Antiquities.,
  • Excavations (Archaeology) -- Peru -- Vilcabamba (Extinct city),
  • Peru -- History -- Conquest, 1522-1548,
  • Vilcabamba Site (Peru)

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementKim MacQuarrie.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination522 p., [8] p. of plates :
    Number of Pages522
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22860802M
    ISBN 100749950692
    ISBN 109780749950699

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      The Last Days of the Incas (Book): MacQuarrie, Kim: Documents the epic conquest of the Inca Empire as well as the decades-long insurgency waged by the Incas against the Conquistadors, in a narrative history that is partially drawn from the storytelling traditions of the Peruvian Amazon Yora people. 35, first printing. The Last Days of the Incas'is a fascinating examination of the meeting of two very different cultures, and quite vehemently focuses on the dangers of greed and of making assumptions about ones enemy. The back-and-forth dance of the many wars and the occasional uneasy truce between the Incas and the Spaniards is perhaps the standout part of the.


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