Lost City of the Incas: The Story of Machu Picchu and Its Builders

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Greenwood Press, 1948 - History - 263 pages
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Hiram Bingham describes the Peruvian expedition to the Inca capitals of Vitcos and Vilcapampa, lost for three centuries under the shadow of Machu Picchu mountain. Here is all that is known about Machu Picchu, its origin, how it came to be lost, and how it was finally discovered.

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User Review  - Jay - Goodreads

Great collection of insights from Hiram Bingham's findings during his trips to Peru. The back story of the Inca Empire was worth the read alone. I highly recommend to anyone who has an interest in learning more about the Incans and their land. Read full review

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User Review  - Torsten - Goodreads

The adventurous story how the original Indiana Jones: Hiram Bingham discovered Vilcapampa, the sacred city of the Incas. Also gives a lot of background information about the Incas history, culture, etc... Surprisingly good read - it was a bestseller at his times (published in 1948). Read full review


Part i Chapter I The Incas and Their Civilization
The Search for Vitcos
The Search for Vilcapampa

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