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Citadels of Chachapoyas

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Enrich your travels with reading! Here's a hand-picked list prepared for your journey in conjunction with the book experts at Longitude.
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Essential Reading Package-EXPRU159

Item EXPRU159. Buy these 4 items as a set for $95 including shipping, 15% off the retail price. With free shipping on anything else you order.  Buy Package

The Moche

PRU56
Garth Bawden
Blackwell Publishers
1999
375
0631218637
PAPER
Archaeology
0
0
0
0
A comprehensive, scholarly overview of the ancient Moche civilization of northern coastal Peru. These are the people, known for their architecture, ceramics and metallurgy, who built Sipan in the first centuries A.D.
$50.95

A Sacred Landscape, The Search for Ancient Peru

PRU76
Hugh Thomson
Overlook Press
2008
330
1590200586
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
Head-over-heels in love with the adventure, intrigue and bonhomie of archaeology, Hugh Thomson (The White Rock) explores Moches, Chavin, Nasca and other ancient civilizations of Peru. His tale is bracketed by an account of his discoveries with Gary Ziegler at Llactapata, a newly excavated observatory barely two miles from Machu Picchu.
$16.95

Insight Guide Peru

PRU01
Insight Guides
Insight Guides
2015
368
1780052545
PAPER
Guidebook
1
0
0
0
Panoramic in scope, this illustrated overview brings Peru to life in color photographs and vivid essays on history, archaeology and culture.
$23.99

Peru Map

PRU02
Borch Maps
Borch Maps
2014
2
3866091893
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A detailed laminated relief map of Peru at a scale of 1:1,750,000. This is a very clear, colorful map, which also features detailed insets of Lima and Cuzco and even a site plan of Machu Picchu.
$11.95

An Inca Account of the Conquest of Peru

AND62
Titu Cusi Yupanqui
University Press of Colorado
2005
166
087081821X
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
The Inca Diego de Castro Titu Cusi Yupanqui's account of the cataclysmic events that took place in the Andes in the 16th century, as told to a Spanish missionary in 1570 and translated by Ralph Bauer, who provides the introduction and annotations.
$21.95

Conquest of the Incas

AND04
John Hemming
Harvest Books
2003
641
0156028263
PAPER
History
0
1
0
0
This classic prize-winning history of the Inca struggle against the Spanish invasion weaves wide-ranging, scholarly material into a gripping narrative.
$25.99

Royal Tombs of Sipan

PRU06
Walter Alva
David Brown
1993
229
0930741307
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
This thoroughly illustrated, authoritative overview of Moche culture, pottery and iconography was originally conceived as the companion book to a traveling exhibition.
$35.00

The Last Days of the Incas

PRU77
Kim Macquarrie
Simon and Schuster Inc.
2008
522
0743260503
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
MacQuarrie tackles the personality, aspirations and greed of Francisco Pizarro in this vivid account of the conquest of a continent.
$18.00

The Peru Reader, History, Culture, Politics

PRU04
Orin Starn
Duke
2005
524
0822336499
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
Lively and literate, this meaty anthology ranges from historical accounts to modern analysis.
$29.95

Art of the Andes, from Chavin to Inca

PRU05
Rebecca Stone-Miller
Thames & Hudson
2012
224
0500203636
PAPER
Archaeology
0
0
0
0
This authoritative and concise illustrated survey of Andean art and architecture covers not only Machu Picchu and additional Inca monuments, but also Chan Chan, Nasca and other archaeological sites and cultures.
$24.95

Machu Picchu, Unveiling the Mystery of the Incas

AND35
Richard L. Burger (Editor), Lucy C. Salazar (Editor)
Yale University Press
2008
256
0300097638
PAPER
Archaeology
0
0
0
0
Burger and Salazar vividly evoke the art, architecture, culture and society of Machu Picchu in this illustrated, up-to-date survey. With Hiram Bingham's original report, archival and modern photographs and excellent chapters on recent archaeology at the site.
$30.00

Monuments of the Incas

AND73
John Hemming
W. W. Norton & Company
2010
288
0500051631
HARD COVER
Archaeology
0
0
0
0
John Hemming (Conquest of the Incas) brings the story of the Inca up to date in this revised edition of his classic photographic overview, featuring Edward Ranney's exquisitely detailed, large format black-and-white photographs of Inca sites from Ingapirca to Incallacta.
$45.00

New Perspectives on Moche Political Organization

PRU109
Luis Jaime Castillo B. (Editor)
Harvard University Press
2010
388
0884023621
HARD COVER
Archaeology
0
0
0
0
Based on a set of papers presented by sixteen international scholars at the Dumbarton Oaks Pre-Columbian Studies symposium held in Lima, Peru, in 2004, these essays by leading scholars tackle Moche religion, political structure and power.
$45.00

Palaces of the Ancient New World

SAM155
Susan Evans (Editor), Joanne Pillsbury (Editor)
Harvard University Press
2009
416
0884023419
PAPER
Archaeology
0
0
0
0
The result of a landmark symposium at Dumbarton Oaks, October 10-11, 1998, this abundantly illustrated book covers elite residences from Aztec palaces, painted tombs of Oaxaca, the structures at Tikal and Copan to the Inca and Andes.
$19.95

The Incas and their Ancestors, The Archaeology of Peru

AND06
Michael Moseley
Thames & Hudson
2001
288
0500282773
PAPER
Archaeology
0
0
0
0
An outstanding illustrated survey of the archaeology of the Inca, Moche and Nasca civilizations. With hundreds of color illustrations and line drawings, it's an in-depth look at the ancient cultures and history of Peru. A great general introduction.
$34.95

Cloud Road

SAM154
John Harrison
Parthian
2010
388
1906998124
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
1
A captivating account of a 1,500-mile journey along the Andes from Ecuador to Peru. Mostly on foot, either alone or with his girlfriend Elaine, sometimes by bus and, partly in the company of the obstreperous donkey Dapple, Harrison weaves a tale of the people he meets with history and lore.
$14.95

The Bridge of San Luis Rey

AND08
Thornton Wilder
HarperCollins
2014
154
0060757507
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
The classic tale of Franciscan missionaries in 18th-century Lima, Peru by the Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist. First published in 1927.
$14.99

A Photographic Guide to the Birds of Peru

PRU75
Clive Byers
Ralph Curtis Publishing
2007
144
088359062X
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
This handy shirt pocket guide samples 252 species of common and spectacular birds of Lima, Cuzco, Machu Picchu, Manu and other popular destinations. Each gets a large color photograph and description but, alas, no range map.
$15.95

Birds of Peru

PRU55
Tom Schulenberg, Douglas Stotz, John O'Neill, Dan Lane (Illustrator)
Princeton University Press
2010
668
069113023X
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
The much-anticipated authoritative field guide by Schulenberg and colleagues at the Field Museum in Chicago, this comprehensive guide, featuring 304 color plates by Dan Lane, covers all 1,792 species of birds recorded in Peru, nearly one-fifth of the world's total.
$49.95

Peruvian Wildlife

PRU71
Barry Walker
Bradt Publications
2007
144
1841621676
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
1
Written by resident bird legend Barry Walker and two colleagues, this compact photo guide introduces the habitats, plants, birds and animals of the Central Andes.
$26.99

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Stone Offerings

AND76
Mike Torrey
S.C.B.
2009
144
0981881203
HARD COVER
Art & Architecture
0
0
0
0
Torrey captures the dramatic setting, solitude and intricate construction of the Inca site of Machu Picchu in 100 striking color photographs taken over a few days at summer and winter solstice.
$40.00

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The Cities of the Ancient Andes

PRU12
Adriana von Hagen, Craig Morris
Thames & Hudson
1998
224
0500050864
HARD COVER
Archaeology
0
0
0
1
A vivid reconstruction of life in pre-Columbian South America, tracing the development of the great Andean cities, including Cuzco, Machu Picchu, Sipan, and Chavin de Huantar. With 150 illustrations.
$0.00

Moche Art and Archaeology in Ancient Peru

PRU47
Joanne Pillsbury, Elizabeth Cropper (Introduction)
Yale University Press
2006
344
0300114427
PAPER
Art & Architecture
0
0
0
1
This series of essays discusses recent archaeological discoveries (most notably, the royal tombs of Sipan) and how they have changed the understanding of Moche culture in Peru.
$40.00