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Beyond The Nasca Lines

Author : Christina A. Conlee
ISBN : 0813062020
Genre : History
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This book focuses on the site La Tiza, the longest continuously occupied site in the Wari Empire, and therefore provides invaluable insights into the rise and fall of the Wari state.
Category: History

The Mystery Of The Nasca Lines

Author : Tony Morrison
ISBN : UOM:39015012204924
Genre : History
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An account of the history of research on the Nazca Lines, and of Maria Reiche, who has devoted forty-five years to their study.
Category: History


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ISBN : UOM:39015066257695
Genre : Cultural property
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Category: Cultural property

Pathways To The Gods

Author : Tony Morrison
ISBN : UOM:39015035331662
Genre : Andes
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Foundations Of New World Cultural Astronomy

Author : Anthony F. Aveni
ISBN : STANFORD:36105131668530
Genre : Science
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Cultural astronomy, first called archaeoastronomy, has evolved at ferocious speed since its genesis in the 1960s, with seminal essays and powerful rebuttals published in far-flung, specialized journals. Until now, only the most closely involved scholars could follow the intellectual fireworks. In Foundations of New World Cultural Astronomy, Anthony Aveni, one of cultural astronomy's founders and top scholars, offers a selection of the essays that built the field, from foundational works to contemporary scholarship.
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A Pre Columbian World

Author : Jeffrey Quilter
ISBN : UTEXAS:059173019099686
Genre : History
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The articles in this book conceptualize the ancient New World through new and varied approaches, from iconography to the history of anthropology. The many essays in this volume explore the vast vista of the Pre-Columbian world, including representations of history, memory, and knowledge in Andean visual imagery and Pre-Columbian narrative, the ideology of rain making, and Maya beliefs about animal transformations.
Category: History

Ancient Peruvian Art

Author : Helaine Silverman
ISBN : UOM:39015040649405
Genre : Art
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ISBN : UCSD:31822007209323
Genre : Archaeoastronomy
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Category: Archaeoastronomy

Planet Peru

Author : John Hyslop
ISBN : UTEXAS:059173017947401
Genre : Photography
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The 85 b&w photos presented here dramatically record the remains of ancient civilizations as they appear from the air, in the context of their terrain and the forces of nature over time. Introductory text and captions (by John Hyslop) give historical and cultural information. An index and a bibliogr
Category: Photography

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ISBN : CHI:29265454
Genre : Science
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Frommer S Peru

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ISBN : STANFORD:36105133383492
Genre : Peru
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Category: Peru

Women Of Discovery

Author : Milbry Polk
ISBN : STANFORD:36105025799763
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Profiles eighty women who traveled to far-reaching places as guides, pilgrims, artists, mountaineers, scientists, and aviators to explore the unknown and satisfy their thirst for adventure with courage and determination.
Category: Biography & Autobiography


Author : Dilwyn Jenkins
ISBN : 1858281423
Genre : Peru
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The third revised edition of a ROUGH GUIDE to Peru, first published in 1986, which provides travel information and offers recommendations for where to eat and sleep for a range of budgets. Also covered are Peruvian history, ecology, politics and Indian rights.
Category: Peru

Lines To The Mountain Gods

Author : Evan Hadingham
ISBN : UVA:X001185542
Genre : Social Science
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Looks at the myths and theories surrounding the Nazca people of Peru
Category: Social Science

New Scientist

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New Scientist magazine was launched in 1956 "for all those men and women who are interested in scientific discovery, and in its industrial, commercial and social consequences". The brand's mission is no different today - for its consumers, New Scientist reports, explores and interprets the results of human endeavour set in the context of society and culture.