Cochineal Red: Travels Through Ancient Peru

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Peru wears its ancient cultures wrapped around in layers, like one of the mummified bodies so well preserved by the nitrates of its deserts. After his acclaimed book on the Incas, The White Rock, Hugh Thomson unwraps those layers to show how civilisation emerged so early and so spectacularly in this toughest and most arid of terrains. Many of the extraordinary cultures of Ancient Peru, from the lines of Nasca to the temple-cult of Chavin, buried in the mountains, and the great pyramids of the coast, have only started to ...

Cochineal Red: Travels Through Ancient Peru 2007, Weidenfeld & Nicolson, London

ISBN-13: 9780753822074

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Cochineal Red: Travels Through Ancient Peru 2006, Weidenfeld & Nicolson, London

ISBN-13: 9780297645641

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