Palaces of the Ancient New World

Palaces of the Ancient New World

by Susan Toby Evans
     
 

As in the Old World, kings and nobles of ancient Mexico and Peru had luxurious administrative quarters in cities, and exquisite pleasure palaces in the countryside. This volume explores the great houses of the ancient New World, from palaces of the Aztecs and Incas, looted by the Spanish conquistadors, to those lost high in the Andes and deep in the jungle.See more details below

Overview

As in the Old World, kings and nobles of ancient Mexico and Peru had luxurious administrative quarters in cities, and exquisite pleasure palaces in the countryside. This volume explores the great houses of the ancient New World, from palaces of the Aztecs and Incas, looted by the Spanish conquistadors, to those lost high in the Andes and deep in the jungle.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780884023418
Publisher:
Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection
Publication date:
04/30/2009
Series:
Dumbarton Oaks Pre-Columbian Symposia and Colloquia Series, #22
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
416
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.90(d)

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