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History of the Inca Realm

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259pp, including bibliography. Good condition, some folded pages, slight stains and shelf-wear.

History of the Inca Realm, by Maria Rostworowski de Diez Canseco, is a classic work of ethnohistorical research which has been both influential and provocative in the field of Andean prehistory. Rostworowski uses a great variety of published and unpublished documents and secondary works by Latin American, North American, and European scholars in fields including history, ethnology, archaeology, and ecology, to examine topics such as the mythical origins of the Incas, the expansion of the Inca state, the organization of Inca society, including the political role of women, the vast trading networks of the coastal merchants, and the causes of the disintegration of the Inca state in the face of a small force of Spaniards. At each step, Dr Rostworowski presents her own, often original views, clearly and forcefully, along with those of other scholars, providing her readers with varied evidence from which to draw their own conclusions.

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Author(s):
Maria Rostworowski de Diez Canseco
Condition:
Used: good
Dimensions:
15.2 x 1.6 x 22.8 cm
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0521637597
ISBN-13:
9780521637596
Number of pages:
259
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Title:
History of the Inca Realm

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259pp, including bibliography. Good condition, some folded pages, slight stains and shelf-wear.

History of the Inca Realm, by Maria Rostworowski de Diez Canseco, is a classic work of ethnohistorical research which has been both influential and provocative in the field of Andean prehistory. Rostworowski uses a great variety of published and unpublished documents and secondary works by Latin American, North American, and European scholars in fields including history, ethnology, archaeology, and ecology, to examine topics such as the mythical origins of the Incas, the expansion of the Inca state, the organization of Inca society, including the political role of women, the vast trading networks of the coastal merchants, and the causes of the disintegration of the Inca state in the face of a small force of Spaniards. At each step, Dr Rostworowski presents her own, often original views, clearly and forcefully, along with those of other scholars, providing her readers with varied evidence from which to draw their own conclusions.

Author(s):
Maria Rostworowski de Diez Canseco
Condition:
Used: good
Dimensions:
15.2 x 1.6 x 22.8 cm
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0521637597
ISBN-13:
9780521637596
Number of pages:
259
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Title:
History of the Inca Realm

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