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Lost City of the Incas
Lost City of the Incas
by Hiram Bingham
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A special illustrated edition of Hiram Bingham's classic work captures all the magnificence and mystery of the amazing archeological sites he uncovered. Early in the 20th century, Bingham ventured into the wild and then unknown country of the Eastern... (read more)

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Peru: Art from the Chavin to the Incas (Collections Du Petit Palais, Musee Des Beaux-Arts de la VILL)
Peru: Art from the Chavin to the Incas (Collections Du Petit Palais, Musee Des Beaux-Arts de la VILL)
by Petit Palais
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Richly illustrated, this book describes the grandeur and richness of the numerous civilizations predating the Incas, including the Paracas, Nazca, Recuay, Sicán-Lambayeque, Moche-Sipán, and Chimú cultures, as well as the... (read more)

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The Seventy Wonders of the Ancient World: The Great Monuments and How They Were Built
The Seventy Wonders of the Ancient World: The Great Monuments and How They Were Built
by Chris Scarre
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Expanding upon the theme of the traditional Seven Wonders, this authoritative and profusely illustrated compendium celebrates the achievements of those ancient builders who created huge and impressive structures without the benefit of modern technology... (read more)

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Life of Columba: An Abridged Translation of Adamnan's Vita
Life of Columba: An Abridged Translation of Adamnan's Vita
by Adamnan
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The great sixth century saint and founder-abbot of Iona, St. Columba, left a mark on history that endures to this day far beyond Celtic lands. An account of his life and deeds has come down to us in the writings of Adamnan, ninth abbot of Iona, who drew... (read more)

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The Last Days of the Incas
The Last Days of the Incas
by Kim Macquarrie
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In 1532, the fifty-four-year-old Spanish conquistador Francisco Pizarro led a force of 167 men, including his four brothers, to the shores of Peru. Unbeknownst to the Spaniards, the Inca rulers of Peru had just fought a bloody civil war in which the... (read more)

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Yucatan Before and After the Conquest (Native American)
Yucatan Before and After the Conquest (Native American)
by Diego De Landa
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Only significant account done of Yucatan in post-Conquest era. Describes geography and natural history of the peninsula, gives brief history of Mayan life, discusses Spanish conquest and its effects, and provides a long summary of Maya civilization... (read more)

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First Emperor Chinas Terracotta Army
First Emperor Chinas Terracotta Army
by Jane Portal
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Standing guard around the tomb of Qin Shihuangdi, the ranks of a terracotta army bear silent witness to the vast power of the First Emperor of the Qin Dynasty, who unified China in 221 BCE. Six thousand warriors and horses make up the army, while... (read more)

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Digging for the Truth: One Man's Epic Adventure Exploring the World's Greatest Archaeological Mysteries
Digging for the Truth: One Man's Epic Adventure Exploring the World's Greatest Archaeological Mysteries
by Josh Bernstein
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Bernstein, host of The History Channels hit series "Digging for the Truth," takes readers beyond the cameras for an even closer look at his adventures through some of the most intriguing places on the planet.... (read more)

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Gifts for the Gods: Images from Egyptian Temples
Gifts for the Gods: Images from Egyptian Temples
by Marsha Hill
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With contributions by Laurent Coulon, Sue Davies, Élisabeth Delange, Richard Fazzini, Florence Gombert, Adela Oppenheim, Diana Craig Patch, Maarten Raven, Edna Russmann, John H. Taylor, Eleni Tourna, and Michel Wuttmann Throughout their... (read more)

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A Forest of Kings: The Untold Story of the Ancient Maya
A Forest of Kings: The Untold Story of the Ancient Maya
by Linda Schele
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This is an account of Maya history based on the deciphering of hieroglyphic inscriptions. Because the epigraphic record is too limited to allow a comprehensive reconstruction of Maya history, Schele and Freidel have arranged their story by sites... (read more)

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Hieroglyph Detective: How to Decode the Sacred Language of the Ancient Egyptians
Hieroglyph Detective: How to Decode the Sacred Language of the Ancient Egyptians
by Nigel Strudwick
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Egyptian hieroglyphs have long fascinated people the world over, though traditionally only specially trained scholars have been able to unlock their esoteric secrets. In Hieroglyph Detective, renowned Egyptologist Nigel Strudwick offers a historical... (read more)

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The Conquest of the Incas
The Conquest of the Incas
by John Hemming
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“Distinguished by an extraordinary empathy, a feeling of one’s way into the minds of the sixteenth-century Spaniards and Indians . . . Provocative.” — New York Times “An extraordinary book. Combining rigorous historical... (read more)

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Art of the Andes (World of Art)
Art of the Andes (World of Art)
by Rebecc Stone Miller
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 219-220) and index.... (read more)

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Emperor Qin and His Terracotta Warriors: Travel Through the Middle Kingdom
Emperor Qin and His Terracotta Warriors: Travel Through the Middle Kingdom
by Weimin Xu
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Since their excavation, the Terracotta Warriors have impressed the whole world with their artistic, cultural, and scientific significance. They are considered one of the greatest archaeological discoveries in China and an eighth ?Wonder of the World?. In... (read more)

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Concise Oxford Dictionary of Archaeology
Concise Oxford Dictionary of Archaeology
by Timothy Darvill
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With over 4,000 entries covering the essential vocabulary for everyday archaeological work in the English language, this up-to-date dictionary is the most wide-ranging and comprehensive of its kind. There is coverage of principles, theories, techniques... (read more)

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The Architecture of Grasshopper Pueblo, the Architecture of Grasshopper Pueblo, the Architecture of Grasshopper Pueblo
The Architecture of Grasshopper Pueblo, the Architecture of Grasshopper Pueblo, the Architecture of Grasshopper Pueblo
by Charles Riggs
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The long history of field research at Grasshopper, a massive, 500-room pueblo in an isolated mountain meadow in east-central Arizona, has produced a wealth of architectural information. Drawing on this extensive research, Charles Riggs reconstructs the... (read more)

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Fiery Pool: The Maya and the Mythic Sea
Fiery Pool: The Maya and the Mythic Sea
by Daniel Finamore
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Maya art and hieroglyphs constitute one of the worlds most fascinating, visually striking, and complex systems of expression. Most scholarly interpretations of Maya art and culture have emphasized that this ancient civilization was oriented toward inland... (read more)

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Ancient Egyptians: Beliefs & Practices
Ancient Egyptians: Beliefs & Practices
by A Rosalie David
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This book traces the evolution of religious beliefs and practices within the historical and political contexts of the main periods of Egypt's civilization. It shows how historical and political events influenced state cults, temple rituals and funerary... (read more)

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Standing with Stones: A Photographic Journey Through Megalithic Britain & Ireland
Standing with Stones: A Photographic Journey Through Megalithic Britain & Ireland
by Rupert Soskin
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Some megalithic sites, like Stonhenge and Newgrange, are well researched and often visited, while others, such as Fernworthy and Bleasdale, are barely known. From stone circles and henges to long barrows and cairns, our distant ancestors adapted and... (read more)

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Egyptian Mummies and Modern Science
Egyptian Mummies and Modern Science
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Egyptian mummies have always aroused popular and scientific interest; however, most modern studies, although significantly increased in number and range, have been published in specialist journals. Now, this unique book, written by a long-established... (read more)

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