Peru

Peru

by Charles J. Shields
     
 

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Nearly 500 years ago the representatives of two great, but very different, civilizations clashed in the Andes Mountains of modern-day Peru. The Incas who lived in the region had established a highly advanced civilization and built great cities and temples of stone. From Europe, Spanish soldiers led by the conquistador Francisco Pizarro came seeking the Incas' gold.

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Nearly 500 years ago the representatives of two great, but very different, civilizations clashed in the Andes Mountains of modern-day Peru. The Incas who lived in the region had established a highly advanced civilization and built great cities and temples of stone. From Europe, Spanish soldiers led by the conquistador Francisco Pizarro came seeking the Incas' gold. The blend of Spanish and native has contributed greatly to the development of Peru.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781590842881
Publisher:
Mason Crest Publishers
Publication date:
10/28/2002
Series:
Discovering South America Series
Pages:
64
Product dimensions:
8.26(w) x 8.12(h) x 0.43(d)
Age Range:
10 Years

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