The last days of the Incas (Book, 2007) [WorldCat.org]
skip to content
New WorldCat.org coming soon
The last days of the Incas
Checking...

The last days of the Incas

Author: Kim MacQuarrie
Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, [2007] ©2007
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
In 1532, the fifty-four year old Spanish conquistador, Francisco Pizarro, led a force of 167 men, including his four brothers, to the shores of Peru. Unbeknownst to the Spaniards, the Inca rulers of Peru had just fought a bloody civil war in which the emperor Atahualpa had defeated his brother Huascar. Pizarro and his men soon clashed with Atahualpa and a huge force of Inca warriors at the Battle of Cajamarca.  Read more...
Subjects
More like this

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
MacQuarrie, Kim.
Last days of the Incas.
New York : Simon & Schuster, ©2007
(OCoLC)608375304
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Kim MacQuarrie
ISBN: 9780743260497 074326049X 9780739492499 0739492497 0743260503 9780743260503
OCLC Number: 77767591
Description: xv, 522 pages, 8 pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Contents: Chronology of events --
Preface --
1. The discovery --
2. A few hundred well-armed entrepreneurs --
3. Supernova of the Andes --
4. When empires collide --
5. A roomful of gold --
6. Requiem for a king --
7. The puppet king --
8. Prelude to a rebellion --
9. The great rebellion --
10. Death in the Andes --
11. The return of the one-eyed conqueror --
12. In the realm of the Antis --
13. Vilcabamba : guerrilla capital of the world --
14. The last of the Pizarros --
15. The Incas' last stand --
16. The search for the "lost city" of the Incas --
17. Vilcabamba rediscovered --
Epilogue : Machu Picchu, Vilcabamba, and the search for the lost cities of the Andes --
Acknowledgments --
Notes --
Bibliography --
Index.
Responsibility: Kim MacQuarrie.
More information:

Abstract:

The Last Days of the Incas is a popular epic history of the conquest of the powerful Inca Empire, the largest empire ever known in the New World, by 168 Spaniards, led by Francisco Pizarro, a  Read more...

Reviews

Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.