A special illustrated edition of Hiram Bingham's classic work captures all the magnificence and mystery of the amazing sites he uncovered. In the earliest days of the 20th century, Bingham ventured into the wild and then unknown country of the Eastern Peruvian Andes. In 1911, he came upon the fabulous Inca city that ultimately made him famous: Machu Picchu. And his achievement did not end there, because in the space of one short season he went on to discover two more lost cities: Vitcos, where the last of the Emperors was assassinated, and another settlement buried deep below the cloud-forest of the jungle.
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Hugh Thomson, the editor of this edition, is a travel writer and documentary film maker living in Bristol. His first book, THE WHITE ROCK, is published by W&N in August 2001. Hugh Thomson's previous books include The White Rock: An Exploration of the Inca Heartland and Nanda Devi, a journey to a usually inaccessible part of the Himalayas. He has led many research expeditions to Peru. He is also a film-maker and has won many awards for his documentaries, which include Indian Journeys with William Dalrymple, and Dancing in the Street: A Rock and Roll History. He lives in Bristol. More details can be seen at www.thewhiterock.co.uk
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Descripción Weidenfeld and Nicholson, 2002. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: New. Nº de ref. de la librería P110297607596
Descripción Weidenfeld and Nicholson. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: New. 0297607596 New Condition. Nº de ref. de la librería NEW6.0118442
Descripción Weidenfeld and Nicholson, 2002. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: New. Nº de ref. de la librería DADAX0297607596