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Calling Machu Picchu

Posted in general by Ellen Bard on July 23, 2010

Alfred Bingham. Explorer of Machu Picchu : portrait of Hiram Bingham (2000)

Hiram Bingham ; with an introduction by Hugh Thomson ; photographs by Hugh Thomson.  Lost city of the Incas : the story of Machu Picchu and its builders (2002)

Christopher Heaney.  Cradle of gold : the story of Hiram Bingham, a real-life Indiana Jones, and the search for Machu Picchu (2010)

John Hemming.  Machu Picchu (1981)

John Hemming. Monuments of the Incas (2010)

H.W. & J.E. Kaufmann. Fortifications of the Incas : 1200-1531 (2006)

Michael E. Moseley. The Incas and their ancestors : the archaeology of Peru (2001)

Peru : land of the Incas [videorecording] (1999)

Johan Reinhard. The Ice Maiden : Inca mummies, mountain gods, and sacred sites in the Andes (2005)

Secrets of archaeology : the roads to El Dorado [DVD recording]  (2003)

Hugh Thomson. A sacred landscape : the search for ancient Peru (2007) 

Adriana von Hagen and Craig Morris. The cities of the ancient Andes (1998)

Ruth M. Wright, The Machu Picchu guidebook : a self-guided tour (2001)

On July 24, 1911, American archeologist Hiram Bingham discovered the ancient Incan settlement at Machu Picchu. 


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