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The Incas

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Published by Heinemann Library in Des Plaines, Ill .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Incas -- Juvenile literature,
  • Incas,
  • Indians of South America

Book details:

About the Edition

Explains the various elements of the Incas, including their history, daily life, religion, cooking and eating, trading and transportation, and more.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. ) and index.

StatementRosemary Rees.
SeriesUnderstanding people in the past
Classifications
LC ClassificationsF3429 .R413 1999
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL380513M
ISBN 101575728893
LC Control Number98042722

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