History of the Incas
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Sarmiento’s fascinating history is followed by Captain Baltasar de Ocampo’s sensitively written account of events leading up to the 1571 execution of the ill-fated Tupac Amaru, a young heir of the Inca rulers, and Ocampo’s description of events in the province of Vilcapampa during the first decades of Spanish settlement.Accompanied by a lexicon of Quechua words, a list of place names, and an extensive bibliography that includes important contemporary documents, this affordable reprint of History of the Incas will be of grea
History of the Incas Is GREAT! In April 2016, my wife and I went to Peru to visit Machu Picchu. We were immersed in the Peruvian culture for a week and love Peru and the people there. After we returned, I ordered this to delve even more deeply in the culture by studying the Incas. This is a great book for learning about the history of the Incas.. Conquistadors History This translation of the work of Pedro Sarmiento de Gamboa is both riveting and detailed. As an account of the history of the Incas it is unsurpassed in its accuracy, presenting evidence gained from the Incas themselves circa 1570AD. Events and occurrences are vividly portrayed although the reader is always left with a sense of myth being mixed with fact. Also the . "Loaded with history" according to Badgett. Lots of good info on the history. Dated in its presentation. If you are a historian you have probably already read this and loved it, but for us casual curious, it's definitely not a "can't put down" book. I still would recommend it, though, for all those interested in Peru and the Incas.
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