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last of the Incas. by Hyams, Edward

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Published by Simon and Schuster in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Incas,
  • Peru -- History -- Conquest, 1522-1548

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliography.

ContributionsOrdish, George.
The Physical Object
Pagination294 p.
Number of Pages294
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14096102M
LC Control Number63009268

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