Inca Land: Explorations in the Highlands of Peru

  title={Inca Land: Explorations in the Highlands of Peru},
  author={Anne Abt},
IN this volume Prof. Bingham describes a part of the work accomplished by the four expeditions of Yale University and the National Geographical Society to Peru between the years 1909 and 1915. Where so much is new and of absorbing interest it is difficult to select any one discovery as outstanding; although in archaeology most will, no doubt, agree that the exploration of the ruins of Machu Picchu has been the most important in its results. This site, with its magnificent and, in some respects… Expand
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