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Art and Vision in the Inca Empire: Andeans and Europeans at Cajamarca

  title={Art and Vision in the Inca Empire: Andeans and Europeans at Cajamarca},
  author={Adam Herring},
In 1500 c.e., the Inca empire covered most of South America’s Andean region. That empire’s leaders first met Europeans on 15 November 1532 when a large Inca army confronted Francisco Pizarro’s band of adventurers in the highland Andean valley of Cajamarca, Peru. At few other times in its history would the Inca royal leadership so aggressively showcase its moral authority and political power. Glittering and truculent, what Europeans witnessed at Inca Cajamarca compels revised understandings of… 
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