9780156028264

The Conquest of the Incas

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    9780156028264

  • ISBN10:

    0156028263

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2003-08-01
  • Publisher: Mariner Books
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Summary

This monumental work of history removes the Incas from the realm of legend and shows the reality of their struggles against the Spanish invasion. Winner of the 1971 Christopher Award. Index; photographs, maps, and line drawings.

Author Biography

John Hemming has written extensively for both popular and academic audiences about South American history. A writer, explorer, and anthropologist, he is a member of the Royal Geographic Society and has traveled extensively in all continents, crossing the Sahara and Syrian deserts and taking part in a major exploration of a previously unknown part of Brazil.

Table of Contents

List of Illustrations
9(2)
Maps
11(6)
Preface 17(2)
Acknowledgements 19(4)
Cajamarca
23(23)
Atahualpa Captive
46(25)
Expediency
71(15)
Tupac Huallpa
86(14)
The Road to Cuzco
100(18)
Cuzco
118(19)
Jauja
137(14)
The Quitan Campaign
151(18)
Provocation
169(20)
The Great Rebellion
189(32)
The Reconquest
221(15)
The Second Rebellion
236(20)
Paullu and Manco
256(24)
Sayri-Tupac
280(19)
Negotiations
299(18)
Vilcabamba
317(16)
Titu Cusi and Carlos Inca
333(14)
Oppression
347(27)
Experiments in Government
374(18)
Toledo's Solutions
392(19)
The Inca Problem
411(14)
The Vilcabamba Campaign
425(16)
The Elimination of the Incas
441(16)
The Inca Survivors
457(17)
The Search for Vilcabamba
474(27)
Chronology 501(5)
Genealogies 506(8)
Glossary 514(4)
Tables of Measurements and Values 518(2)
Bibliography 520(27)
Notes and References 547(78)
Index 625

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