Daily Life in the Inca Empire

Author: Michael Andrew Malpass
Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group
ISBN: 0313293902
Release Date: 1996
Genre: History

"Looks at everyday life in the Inca empire, based on current research. Reconstructs Inca way of life using information on life-cycle events, food and drink, dress and ornaments, recreation, religious rituals, the calendar, and the labor tax. Timeline of Inca history, glossary of terms, and bibliography make the work appropriate for classroom use"--Handbook of Latin American Studies, v. 58.

The Spanish Conquest of the Inca Empire

Author: Peter O. Koch
Publisher: McFarland
ISBN: 0786430532
Release Date: 2008-01
Genre: History

A study of the first encounters between Spanish explorers and the indigenous tribes of the Americas, this work focuses on the life and times of Francisco Pizarro and his quest to locate the legendary wealth of a region the Spaniards called Peru. Chapters devoted to Inca history provide an overview of the vast empire that the conquistadors forged.

Art and Vision in the Inca Empire

Author: Adam Herring
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9781107094369
Release Date: 2015-05-22
Genre: Art

This book offers a new, art-historical interpretation of pre-contact Inca culture and power and includes over sixty color images.

Empire of the Inca

Author: Barbara A. Somervill
Publisher: Infobase Publishing
ISBN: 9781438103167
Release Date: 2009-01-01
Genre: Incas

Inca Empire opens with a brief summary of the Inca Empire that provides a sense of the world and the geographic area in the years leading up to the empire. Using accessible and lively prose, this volume explores the history and culture of this fascinating civilization, making history relevant by highlighting the ideas and items that originated in the empire and are still encountered in the modern world, such as potatoes and jerky, words from the Quechua language, and mobile military field hospitals.

Francisco Pizarro

Author: John DiConsiglio
Publisher: Children's Press(CT)
ISBN: 0531185516
Release Date: 2008-09-01
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

Profiles the explorer Francisco Pizarro, from his early life to his expeditions to Peru, where he battled with the indigenous Incan empire and claimed its land and riches for Spain.

Daily Life in the Inca Empire 2nd Edition

Author: Michael A. Malpass
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 9780313355493
Release Date: 2009-04-30
Genre: History

Explore daily living inside the Inca empire, the largest empire in the western hemisphere before European colonization. The Incas' subjugation of all types of cultures in western South America led to a wide variety of experiences, from military leaders to ruling class to conquered peoples. Readers will uncover all aspects of Inca culture, including politics and social hierarchy, the life cycle, agriculture, architecture, women's roles, dress and ornamentation, food and drink, festivals, religious rituals, the calendar, and the unique Inca form of taxation. Utilizing the best of current research and excavation, the second edition includes new material throughout as well as a new chapter on Machu Picchu, and a day in the life section focusing on an Inca family and a servant family in Machu Picchu. Concluding chapters discuss Inca contributions to modern society and the dangers of present destruction of archaeological sites.

Geography Matters in the Inca Empire

Author: Melanie Waldron
Publisher: Raintree
ISBN: 9781406291230
Release Date: 2015-06-04
Genre: Human geography

How do we know about the Incas? What were Inca towns and cities like? What was the "lost city of the Incas"? Read Geography Matters in the Inca Empire to find out the answers to these questions and more. The book looks at how the Inca empire changed through time and gives fascinating insights into many different aspects of Inca life through its geography. Read about how the mountainous terrain of the Andes led to the development of terraced farming, how the Incas worshipped the mountain peaks as gods, and how they built thousands of miles of roads and bridges to connect people throughout their vast empire. (From publisher).

History of the Inca Empire

Author: Father Bernabe Cobo
Publisher: University of Texas Press
ISBN: 9780292789807
Release Date: 2010-06-28
Genre: History

The Historia del Nuevo Mundo, set down by Father Bernabe Cobo during the first half of the seventeenth century, represents a singulary valuable source on Inca culture. Working directly frorn the original document, Roland Hamilton has translated that part of Cobo's massive manuscripts that focuses on the history of the kingdom of Peru. The volume includes a general account of the aspect, character, and dress of the Indians as well as a superb treatise on the Incas—their legends, history, and social institutions.

The Incas

Author: Terence N. D'Altroy
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781444331158
Release Date: 2014-05-27
Genre: History

"The book investigates its extraordinary progress from a small Andean society in southern Peru to its rapid demise little more than a century later at the hands of the Spanish conquerors"--

Inca Empire

Author: Jane Bingham
Publisher: Capstone Classroom
ISBN: 1410930475
Release Date: 2007-12
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

A description of life in the Inca empire written in the form of a travel guide.

Pizarro and the Conquest of the Incan Empire in World History

Author: Richard Worth
Publisher: Enslow Pub Incorporated
ISBN: UTEXAS:059173011919470
Release Date: 2000
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

Traces the history of the Spanish conquest of the Incas in Peru, showing how they explored and then took over native cultures, creating Spanish colonies in the New World.

Daily Life in the Inca Empire

Author: Michael Andrew Malpass
Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group
ISBN: 0313355487
Release Date: 2009
Genre: History

Explore daily living inside the Inca empire, the largest empire in the pre-Columbian Americas. Readers will uncover all aspects of Inca culture, including politics and social hierarchy, the life cycle, agriculture, architecture, women's roles, dress and ornamentation, food and drink, festivals, religious rituals, the calendar, and the unique Inca form of taxation. Utilizing the best of current research and excavation, the second edition includes updated material throughout, a new chapter on Machu Picchu, and a discussion of Inca contributions to modern society. With engaging illustrations, primary source sidebars, suggestions for research topics, a timeline of events and a glossary of terms, this volume offers a wealth of ready-reference curriculum support for student researchers.

Incas

Author: Captivating History
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
ISBN: 1981453636
Release Date: 2017-12-05
Genre:

Explore the Captivating History of the Incas! One of the most notable ancient cultures of South America is undoubtedly the Inca Civilization. They once ruled over the largest empire in South America. Not only that - their empire was also the largest in the world at the time. There are many mysteries surrounding the Incas. Where did the Incas originate? And how did they come to rule over their vast empire that incorporated mountaintops, tropical jungles, and coastal lands? What were the most notable achievements of their great kings? What did their temples and monuments look like, especially the capital city of Cusco and their breath-taking mountaintop settlement at Machu Picchu in modern-day Peru? Some of the topics and questions covered in this book include: How the Incas Recorded Their History The Inca Creation Myth The Founding of the Great City of Cuzco The First Dynasty of Inca Rulers and Their Greatest Deeds The Second Dynasty of Inca Rulers and Their Greatest Deeds The Rise of the Inca Empire: A Cosmological Event? Social Order in the Inca Society The Different Roles of Women in the Inca Society Inca Religious Order and Ideology Tour of the Greatest Inca Sights From Pachacuti to the Arrival of the Spanish The Spanish Conquest The Aftermath and the Inca Legacy And a Great Deal More that You don't Want to Miss out on! Get the book now and learn more about the Incas

The Inca Empire

Author: Jane Bingham
Publisher: Capstone Classroom
ISBN: 1410927385
Release Date: 2007
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

A description of life in the Inca empire written in the form of a travel guide.

The Incas

Author: Gordon Francis McEwan
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 9781851095742
Release Date: 2006-01
Genre: History

Shows how the Incas lived by describing their government, social customs, religion, and history.