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Art of the Andes : From Chavin to Inca (World of Art)
by Rebecca Stone-Miller
Paperback - 224 pages (March )
Thames & Hudson; ISBN: 0500202869

Ancestors of the Incas : The Lost Civilizations of Peru
by Frederico Kauffmann-Doig, Eulogio Guzman
Paperback - 160 pages (April )
Lithograph Pub Co; ISBN: 1882516087
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The Ancient Kingdoms of Peru
by Nigel Davies
Paperback - 256 pages
Penguin USA (Paper); ISBN: 0140233814

The Archaeology and Pottery of Nazca, Peru : Alfred L. Kroeber's 1926 Expedition
by A. L. Kroeber, Donald Collier, Patrick H. Carmichael
Hardcover
Altamira Pr; ISBN: 0761989641
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Armies of the Sixteenth Century: The Armies of the Aztec and Inca Empires, Other Native Peoples of the Americas, and the Conquistadores 1450-1608 (Armies of the Sixteenth Century)
by Ian Heath
(Hardcover)

Daily Life in the Inca Empire
by Michael A. Malpass (Author)
(Hardcover)

Chavin : And the Origins of the Andean Civilization
by Richard L. Burger
Paperback Reprint edition
Thames & Hudson; ISBN: 0500278164
 

The Cities of the Ancient Andes
by Adriana Von Hagen, Craig Morris
Hardcover - 224 pages (March )
Thames & Hudson; ISBN: 0500050864
 
Conquest of the Incas
by John Hemming, K. C. Jordan (Illustrator)
Paperback - 641 pages (October 1973)
Harcourt Brace; ISBN: 0156223007
 
Dance of the 4 Winds: Secrets of the Inca Medicine Wheel
by Alberto Villoldo, Erik Jendresen
(Paperback)

Discovering The Inca Ice Maiden
by Johan Reinhard (Author)
(Hardcover)
 

History of the Conquest of Peru (Modern Library)
by William H. Prescott
Hardcover - 816 pages
Modern Library; ISBN: 0679603042
 
History of the Inca Empire : An Account of the Indians' Customs and Their Origin Together With a Treatise on Inca Legends, History and Social Institutions
by Bernabe Cobo, John H. Rowe (Designer), Roland Hamilton (Translator)
Paperback Reprint edition (September 1983)
Univ of Texas Pr; ISBN: 029273025X

The Incas : People of the Sun (Discoveries)
by Carmen Bernand, Carmen Bernard, Paul G. Bahn (Translator)
Paperback - 191 pages (April )
Harry N Abrams (Pap); ISBN: 0810928949
 

The Incas and Their Ancestors: The Archaeology of Peru (Revised Edition)
The Incas and Their Ancestors: The Archaeology of Peru (Revised Edition)
by Michael E. Moseley
Book Description: In 1532, when Pizarro conquered Peru, the Inca realm was one of the largest empires on earth, graced by gold masterpieces, towns with great palaces and temples, and an impressive network of roads. But this glittering culture only obscured the rich and diverse civilizations that had preceded it: Chavin, Moche, Nazca, Tiwanaku, Huari, and Chimú. Described as a "masterly study" and an "outstanding volume" on its first publication, The Incas and Their Ancestors quickly established itself as the best general introduction to the cultures and civilizations of ancient Peru. Now this classic text has been fully updated for the revised edition. New discoveries over the last decade are integrated throughout. The occupation of Peru's desert coast can now be traced back to 12,000 BC and ensuing maritime adaptations are examined in early littoral societies that mummified their dead and others that were mound builders. The spread of Andean agriculture is related to fresh data on climate, and protracted drought is identified as a recurrent contributor to the rise and fall of civilizations in the Cordillera. The results of recent excavations enliven understanding of coastal Moche and Nazca societies and the ancient highland states of Huari and Tiwanaku. Architectural models accompanying burials provide fresh interpretations of the palaces of imperial Chan Chan, while the origins of the Incas are given new clarity by a spate of modern research on America's largest native empire. 225 b/w illustrations.
Paperback from Thames & Hudson
 
Island of the Sun : Mastering the Inca Medicine Wheel
by Alberto Villoldo, Erik Jendresen
Paperback (November )
Inner Traditions Intl Ltd; ISBN: 0892815205

Mathematics of the Incas : Code of the Quipu
by Marcia Ascher, Robert Ascher
Paperback - 176 pages (April )
Dover Pubns; ISBN: 0486295540

Narrative Threads: Accounting and Recounting in Andean Khipu (Joe R. and Teresa Lozano Long Series in Latin American and Latino Art and culture)
by Jeffrey Quilter (Editor), Gary Urton (Editor)
(Hardcover)

The White Rock: An Exploration of the Inca Heartland
by Hugh Thomson
(Hardcover)

The Incas and Their Ancestors: The Archaeology of Peru (Revised Edition)
by Michael E. Moseley
(Paperback)

History of the Incas
by Pedro Sarmiento De Gamboa, et al
(Paperback)

Living Incas
by R. Tom Zuidema, Jeremy Horner (Photographer)
(Hardcover)

Lost City of the Incas
by Hiram Bingham (Author)
(Hardcover)
 

Moche Art and Archaeology in Ancient Peru
Moche Art and Archaeology in Ancient Peru
by Joanne Pillsbury, National Gallery of Art
Book Description: Centuries before the rise of the Inca, the Moche created impressive monumental architecture and precious metal objects (c. A.D. 100800). Today, large- scale projects at several sites in Peru, including the richest unlooted tomb ever discovered in the New World, have uncovered dramatic new discoveries about this ancient coastal civilization. This volume discusses the implications of these findings. A major theme of the book is how the visual arts and political representation are connected in Moche culture. The contributors pay special attention to the relations between Moche visual imagery and other kinds of knowledge gained from the archaeological record. Topics ranging from the nature of urbanism to Moche portraiture to the visual representation of warfare versus the physical remains of battles will fascinate not only archaeologists and art historians but also students and scholars in related disciplines in the humanities and social sciences.
Hardcover from Yale University Press
 
Moche Portraits from Ancient Peru (Joe R. and Teresa Lozano Long Series in Latin American and Latino Art and Culture)
Moche Portraits from Ancient Peru (Joe R. and Teresa Lozano Long Series in Latin American and Latino Art and Culture)
by Christopher B. Donnan
Hardcover from University of Texas Press
 
Pizarro and the Conquest of the Incan Empire in World History (In World History)
by Richard Worth
(Library Binding)

Ritual and Pilgrimage in the Ancient Andes: The Islands of the Sun and the Moon
by Brian S. Bauer, Charles Stanish
(Paperback)

History of the Inca Realm
by Maria Rostworowski de Diez Canseco (Author), Harry B. Iceland (Translator) (Paperback)

The Huarochiri Manuscript
by Frank Salomon (Editor), et al
(Paperback - 1991)
"This work represents the most fulsome and developed narrative available to us of how local people in a provincial setting in the Inca Empire conceived of their society and its past.... This book will stand for some time as the definitive transcription and English translation of a seminal document in Andean cultural history." --American Anthropologist

Huarochiri: An Andean Society Under Inca and Spanish Rule
by Karen Spalding
Paperback: ; Dimensions (in inches): 0.97 x 9.05 x 5.94
Publisher: Stanford University Press; Reprint edition (December 1988)
ISBN: 0804715165

Inca Myths (Legendary Past)
by Gary Urton
(Paperback)

Inca Religion and Customs
by Bernabe Father Cobo, et al
(Paperback - July 1990)

The Incas
by Nigel Davies
(Hardcover)

The Lost Tomb of Viracocha: Unlocking the Secrets of the Peruvian Pyramids
by Maurice Cotterell
(Paperback)

Machu Picchu : A Civil Engineering Marvel
by Kenneth R. Wright, et al
(Paperback)

Religion and Empire : The Dynamics of Aztec and Inca Expansionism
by Geoffrey W. Conrad (Author), Arthur Andrew Demarest (Author)
(Paperback - August 1984)

Return of the Children of Light: Incan and Mayan Prophecies for a New World
by Judith Bluestone Polich
(Paperback)

Secrets of the Ancient Incas: A Modern Approach to Ancient Ritual and Practice
by Michael Peter Langevin
(Paperback)

Narrative of the Incas
by Juan De Betanzos, Roland Hamilton (Editor), Dana Buchanan (Editor)
Paperback - 326 pages
Univ of Texas Pr; ISBN: 0292755597

A Short Account of the Destruction of the Indies (Penguin Classics)
by Bartolome De Las Casas, Anthony Pagden (Introduction), Nigel Griffin (Translator)
Paperback - 143 pages (November 1992)
Penguin USA (Paper); ISBN: 0140445625
 

The Secret of the Incas : Myth, Astronomy, and the War Against Time
by William Sullivan
Step by step, Sullivan pieces together the hidden esoteric tradition of the Andes to uncover the tragic secret of the Incas, a tribe who believed that, if events in the heavens could influence those on earth, perhaps the reverse could be true. Anyone who reads this book will never look at the ruins of the Incas, or at the night sky, the same way again. Amazon.com
Paperback - 464 pages Reprint edition
Crown Pub; ISBN: 0517888513
 
Warriors of the Clouds : A Lost Civilization in the Upper Amazon of Peru
by Keith Muscutt
Paperback - 128 pages
University of New Mexico Press; ISBN: 0826319629
 
The Spirit of Ancient Peru : Treasures from the Museo Arqueologico Refael Larco Herrera
by Museo Arqueologico Rafael Larco Herrera, Kathleen Berrin (Editor)
Hardcover - 216 pages
Thames & Hudson; ISBN: 0500018022
 
To Weave for the Sun : Ancient Andean Textiles in the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Paperback
Thames & Hudson; ISBN: 0500277931

The Incas and Their Ancestors : The Archaeology of Peru
by Michael E. Moseley
Paperback Rep edition (August 1993)
Thames & Hudson; ISBN: 0500277230
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Initiation : A Woman's Spiritual Adventure in the Heart of the Andes
by Elizabeth B. Jenkins
Paperback - 273 pages
Berkley Pub Group; ISBN: 0425164764
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