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  - Tiago - Goodreads

An interesting read to know more about Machu Picchu. I bought the book in Peru just a few days before visiting the site. It starts with a nice introduction about the Incas and then does a nice job in ... Read full review

Contents

Part i Chapter I The Incas and Their Civilization
3
The Search for Vitcos
113
The Search for Vilcapampa
137
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