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MAR-APR 2013

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Bibliotaph Armchair travelers can experience all facets of Peru, from the ruins at Machu Picchu and dense subequatorial rain forests to the snowy peaks of the Andes Mountains. Mario Polia - Peru: An Ancient Andean Civilization - hardcover, 128 pages, White Star Publishers (sterlingpublishing.com) This book describes the grandeur and richness of the Inca civilization as well as their predecessors: the Paracas, Nazca, Recuay, Sic��n-Lambayeque, Moche-Sip��n, and Chim�� cultures. Two hundred stunning objects���pottery, textiles, and jewelry��� illustrate the varied artistic achievements of each ancient culture. Petrick Lemasson, Luis Guillermo Lumbreras, Fernando de Szyslo, Alvaro Roca-Rey - Peru: Art from the Chavin to the Incas - hardcover, 224 pages, Skira (rizzoliusa.com). Main chapters of this book are dedicated to the geography, people and culture, history, government and economy, and nature of Peru. Full-page maps highlight physical features, vegetation and ecosystems, history, population, and political organization. Anita Croy - National Geographic Countries of the World: Peru - paperback, 64 pages, National Geographic Children's Books (ngchildrensbooks.org). 36 slmag.net

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