Francisco Pizarro: Conqueror of the Incas

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"A biography profiling the life and career of the Spanish explorer and conqueror Francisco Pizarro, who marched into the Inca empire, held the Inca king for ransom, stuffed his pockets with gold and became governor of present-day Peru. Includes source notes and timeline."
 

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Contents

Gold Fever
9
In the New World
23
The Inca Empire
45
Massacre in Cajamarca
59
Troubles in Cuzco
75
Pizarros Legacy
93
Source Notes
107
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About the author (2005)

Barbara A. Somervill has been writing for more than 30 years. She has written newspaper and magazine articles, video scripts, and books for children. She enjoys writing about history, science, and investigating people's lives for biographies. Ms. Somervill lives with her husband in South Carolina.

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