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Northern Peru

Reading and Travel Guide
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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Item EXPRU179. Buy these 4 items as a set for $72 including shipping, 15% off the retail price. With free shipping on anything else you order.  Buy Package

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

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

Insight Guide Peru

PRU01
Insight Guides
Insight Guides
2015
368
1780052545
PAPER
Guidebook
0
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

Culture Smart! Peru

PRU64
John Forrest
Kuperard
2012
168
1857333365
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A concise, well-illustrated and practical guide to local customs, etiquette and culture.
$9.95

1491, New Revelations of the Americas Before Columbus

WLD61
Charles C. Mann
Alfred Knopf
2006
560
1400032059
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
Mann portrays the successes and failures of the complex societies of the Mississippi River, central Mexico, the Andes and the Amazon in this thought-provoking speculative history of the Americas before the arrival of Europeans.
$17.00

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

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

The Ancient Kingdoms of Peru

PRU65
Nigel Davies
Penguin Putnam
1998
240
0140233814
PAPER
Archaeology
0
0
0
0
An anthropological history of the Moche, Nasca, Chimor and other Peruvian civilizations up to the Incas and the Spanish Conquest.
$17.00

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

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

Andes

AND81
Michael Jacobs
Counterpoint
2011
576
1582437378
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
Jacobs journeys 4,300 miles from Venezuela to Tierra del Fuego in the footsteps of Simon Bolivar, Charles Darwin and other explorers, describing in vivid detail the landscape and diverse cultures of South America.
$24.95

Cloud Forest, A Chronicle of the South American Wilderness

SAM02
Peter Matthiessen
Penguin Putnam
1987
280
0140255079
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
1
0
0
Matthiessen recounts with wit, insight and style his odyssey to the Amazon and Andes, including Machu Picchu and Tierra del Fuego.
$16.00

Peruvian Traditions

PRU79
Ricardo Palma
Oxford University Press
2004
263
0195159098
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Palma (1833-1919) sketches the history, traditions and culture of the Incas and colonial Peru in this collection of legends and tales.
$24.99

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

Peru, Travellers' Wildlife Guides

PRU30
David L. Pearson, Les Beletsky
Interlink Publishing Group
2004
500
1566565456
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
Featuring 500 illustrations of the birds, amphibians, reptiles, mammals and insects of the Amazon, Andes and Pacific Coast.
$29.95

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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

Conquistadors

SAM48
Michael Wood
University of California Press
2002
288
0520236912
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A lively, illustrated account of the Spanish conquest of the New World by the intrepid writer-filmmaker Michael Wood.
$34.95

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

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