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14 Fun Facts About Machu Picchu: A 15-Minute Book by Jeannie Meekins
Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,240. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2014 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Curiosities & Wonders, Nonfiction » History » South American
Machu Picchu is one of the few surviving ruins of the Inca Empire. It is situated in tropical forests on the eastern side of the Andes Mountains. It stretches five miles across a ridge and sits on top of two earthquake fault lines. The Spanish invaded South America looking for gold. They killed the Inca people. They destroyed their cities, but they never found Machu Picchu.
Conquistadors by John Pemberton
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 75,580. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2013 by Canary Press eBooks Limited. Categories: Nonfiction » History » South American, Nonfiction » History » War
In the sixteenth century the King of Spain issued his soldiers with a three-pronged mission: to find gold, spread the word of Christianity and claim new territories for Spain. The Conquistadors, as they became known, set off into the world to do just that, and nothing was to stand in their way. Some say that the discovery of the New World is the greatest event in history.
Treacherous Journey: Following Roosevelt down the River of Doubt by Bob Martin
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,180. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries, Nonfiction » History » South American
Explorer George M. Dyott was engaged to follow and photograph ex-president Roosevelt's route down the Amazon's River of Doubt. Roosevelt's 1914 trip nearly killed him. For Dyott to survive this journey he had to endure bandits, whitewater rapids, exhausting jungle portages, hostile cannibal Indians and maddening insects -- not to mention the loss of a canoe carrying the expedition's food supplies.
VALVERDE'S GOLD: The Royal Geographical Society Llanganati Papers by Steven J. Charbonneau
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 23,310. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries, Nonfiction » History » South American
A compilation of obscure historical correspondence and papers concerning Ecuador, The Llanganati Mountains, Inca Treasure and the "Derrotero de Valverde" presented to The Royal Geographical Society around the turn of the century! These papers tell an intriguing and timeless tale that begat many!
INCA GOLD: History, Conquest & Legend by Steven J. Charbonneau
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 29,670. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries, Nonfiction » History » South American
Prepare yourself to travel into the realm of the unknown with the conquistadores and embark on a journey back in time with this historical story of an indigenous people, their social structure, culture, religion, architecture, military, empire, administration, myths, legends and conquest. A subjugation that leads to the creation of the world’s greatest treasure deposit!
The Manifesto Montecristi by Jose Marti (Full Text)./Introductory annotation by Atidem Aroha. by Alejandro's Libros
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,740. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » South American
José Julián Martí y Pérez was born in Havana, Cuba on January 28, 1853. He is one of the most renowned writers in the history of Cuba and Latin America. He essentially devoted his life to the cause of independence and to the foundation of a new Cuban nation. As we perceive in the Montecristi Manifesto, Martí was a talented humanist.
Diplomats & Terrorists - Or: How I Survived a 61-day Cocktail Party by Diego Asencio
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 103,360. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2011 by MAP. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism, Nonfiction » History » South American
American Ambassador Diego Asencio bravely reconstructs his 61 days of captivity in Bogota, Colombia, with many other diplomats who were held by Colombia's M-19 guerrilla organization. This book is a rare look at how the captive diplomats played a large role in securing freedom. It is also testimony that, given time and effort, the honest practice of conflict resolution can bring positive results.
Mamá Lolita by Lina Zerón
Price: $4.30 USD. Words: 28,160. Language: Spanish. Published: April 20, 2011 by Emooby. Categories: Nonfiction » History » South American
Apasionante novela, que nos relata parte de los acontecimientos mas importantes del pueblo de Cotija Michoacán, 1918, cuando Inés Chávez el Indio y sus hordas devastaron gran parte del estado y sobre todo el pueblo de Cotija de la Paz.
A Brief History Of The Incas: From Rise, Through Reign, To Ruin by Brien Foerster
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 23,810. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » History » South American
I wrote this book because as a frequent visitor to Cuzco, and the Inca world, there are no economically priced and pocket sized Inca history books available in Peru or in fact anywhere in English. The book covers the complete history of the Inca from their roots, to their downfall as the result of the Spanish conquest. Many color photos and maps guide the reader through the story of the Inca.