History of the Conquest of Peru: With a Preliminary View of the Civilization of the Incas

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Barnes & Noble Publishing, Jan 1, 2004 - Incas - 590 pages
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Contents

PHYSICAL ASPECT OF THE COUNTRY SOURCES OF PERUVIAN CIVILIZATION EMPIRE OF THE INCAS ROYAL FAMILY NOBILITY
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ORDERS OF THE STATE PRO VISIONS FOR JUSTICE DIVISION OF LANDS REVENUES AND REGISTERS GREAT ROADS AND POSTS ...
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PERUVIAN RELIGION DEITIES GORGEOUS TEMPLES FESTIVALS VIRGINS OF THE SUN MARRIAGE
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EDUCATION QUIPUSASTRONOMY AGRICULTUREAQUEDUCTS GUANO IMPORTANT ESCULENTS
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PERUVIAN SHEEP GREAT HUNTS MANUFACTURES MECHANICAL SKILL ARCHITECTURE CONCLUDING REFLECTIONS
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DISCOVERY OF PERU
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ANCIENT AND MODERN SCIENCEART OF NAVIGATION MARITIME DISCOVERY SPIRIT OF THE S PANIARDS POS S ES SIONS IN THE...
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FRANCISCO PIZARRO HIS EARLY HISTORY FIRST EXPEDITION TO THE SOUTH DISTRESSES OF THE VOYAGERS SHARP ENCOUNTE...
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ESCAPE OF THE INCA RETURN OF HERNANDO PIZARRO RISING OF THE PERUVIANS SIEGE AND BURNING OF CUZC O D ISTRESSES...
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CIVIL WARS OF THE CONQUERORS
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ALMAGROS MARCH TO CHI LI SUFFERING OF THE TROOPS HE RETURNS AND SEIZES CUZCOACTION OF ABANC AY GAS PAR DE E...
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FIRST CIVIL WARALMAGRO RETREATS TO CUZCO BATTLE OF LAS SALINAS CRUELTY OF THE CONQUERORSTRIAL AND EXECUTI...
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PIZARRO REVISITS C U Z C O H ERN ANDO RETURNS TO CASTILE HIS LONG IMPRISONMENT COMMISSIONER SENT TO PERU HOS...
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GONZALO PIZARROS EXPEDITION PASS AGE ACROSS THE MOUNTA I N S D I S C O VERS THE NAPO INCREDIBLE SUFFERINGS OR...
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THE ALMAGRO FACTION THEIR DESPERATE CONDITION CONSPIRACY AGAINST FRANCISCO PIZARROASSASSINATION OF PIZARR...
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MOVEMENTS OF THE CONSPIRATORS ADVANCE OF VACA DE CASTRO PROCEEDI NGS OF ALMAGRO PROGRESS OF THE GOVERNO...
297

THE FAMOUS C ONTRACT S EC ON D EXPEDITION RUIZ EXPLORES THE COAST PIZARROS SUFFERINGS IN THE FORESTS ARRIVAL ...
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INDIGNATION OF THE GO VERNO R STERN RESOLUTION OF PIZ ARRO PROSECUTI ON OF THE VOYAGE BRILLIANT ASPECT OF T...
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BOOK III CONQUEST OF PERU
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PIZARROS RECEPTION AT COURTHIS CAPITULATION WITH THE CROWN HE VISITS HIS BIRTHPLACE RETURNS TO THE NEW WORL...
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PERU AT THE TIME OF THE CONQUEST REIGN OF HUAYNA CAPACTHE INCA BROTHERS CONTEST FOR THE EMPIRE TRIUMPH AND ...
134
THE SPANIARDS LAND AT TUMBEZ PIZARRO RECONNOITRES THE COUNTRY FOUNDATION OF SAN MI GUEL M ARC H INTO THE I...
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SEVERE PASSAGE OF THE AN DES E M B AS S IES FROM ATAHUALLPA THE SPANIARDS REACH CAXAMALCAEMBASSY TO THE IN...
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DESPERATE PLAN OF PIZARRO ATAHUALLPA VISITS THE SPANIARDS HORRIBLE MASSACRE THE INCA A PRISONER CONDUCT OF ...
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GOLD ARRIVES FOR THE RANSOM VISIT TO PACHACAMAC DEMOLITION OF THE IDOL THE INCAS FAVORITE GENERALTHE INCAs...
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IMMENSE AMOUNT OF TREASURE ITS DIVISION AMONG THE TROOPS RUMORS OF A RISING TRIAL OF THE INCA HIS EXECUTION ...
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DISORDERS IN PERU MARCH TO CUZCO ENCOUNTER WITH THE NATIVES CHALLCUCHIMA BURNT ARRIVAL IN CUZCO DESCRIPTI...
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BOOK III CONQUEST OF PERU C ONTINUED
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NEW INCA CROWNED MUNICIPAL REGULATIONS TERRIBLE MARCH OF ALVARADO INTERVIEW WITH PIZARRO FOUNDATION OF ...
215
ABUSES BY THE CONQUERORS C ODE FOR THE COLONIES GREAT EXCITEMENT IN PERU BLASCO NUNEZ THE VICEROY HIS SEVE...
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THE VICEROY ARRIVES AT LIMA GONZALO PIZARRO MARCHES FROM CUZCO DEATH OF THE INCA MANCO RASH CONDUCT OF T...
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MEASURES OF GONZALO PIZARRO ESC APE OF VACA DE CASTRO REAPPEARANCE OF THE VICEROY HIS DISASTROUS RETREAT D...
333
SETTLEMENT OF THE COUNTRY
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GREAT SENSATION IN SPAIN PEDRO DE LA GASCA HIS EARLY LIFE HIS MISSION TO PERU HIS POLITIC CONDUCT HIS OFFERS TO P...
349
GASCA ASSEMBLES HIS FORCES DEFECTI ON OF PIZARROS FOLLOWERS HE MUSTERS HIS LEVIESAGITATION IN LIMA HE ABAN...
362
DISMAY IN GASCAS CAMP HIS WINTER QUARTERS RESUMES HIS M ARC H C RO S SES THE APURIMAC PIZARROS CONDUCT IN CU...
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EXECUTION OF C ARBAJAL GON Z ALO PIZARRO BEHEADED SPOILS OF VICTORYWISE REFORMS BY GASCA HE RETURNS TO SPAI...
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APPENDIX
407
ENDNOTES
443
INDEX
565
SUGGESTED READING
589
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Prescott ranks alongside Francis Parkman and Edward Gibbon as a master historian.

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