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By Susan Toby Evans, Joanne Pillsbury, Ben A. Nelson, E. Wyllys Andrews, David Webster, Takeshi Inomata, William H. Isbell, Craig Morris, Lucy C. Salazar, Stephen D. Houston
One of the such a lot luxurious constructions of antiquity have been royal palaces. As within the outdated global, kings and nobles of old Mexico and Peru had sumptuous administrative quarters in towns, and beautiful excitement palaces within the geographical region. This quantity explores the nice homes of the traditional New international, from palaces of the Aztecs and Incas, looted by way of the Spanish conquistadors, to these misplaced excessive within the Andes and deep within the jungle. This quantity, the 1st scholarly compendium of elite flats of the excessive cultures of the hot global, provides definitive descriptions and interpretations by means of top students within the box. Authoritative but obtainable, this greatly illustrated booklet will function a big source for anthropologists, archaeologists, and historians of paintings, structure, and comparable disciplines.