Skip to content
Register Sign in Wishlist
Look Inside Cuzco and Lima

Cuzco and Lima
A Journey to the Ancient Capital of Peru, and a Visit to the Capital and Provinces of Modern Peru

$41.99 (R)

Part of Cambridge Library Collection - Latin American Studies

  • Date Published: November 2014
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9781108078788

$ 41.99 (R)
Paperback

Add to cart Add to wishlist

Looking for an examination copy?

This title is not currently available for examination. However, if you are interested in the title for your course we can consider offering an examination copy. To register your interest please contact collegesales@cambridge.org providing details of the course you are teaching.

Description
Product filter button
Description
Contents
Resources
Courses
About the Authors
  • Clements R. Markham (1830–1916) began his career in the Royal Navy, sailing to South America, learning Spanish, and participating in the Arctic search for Sir John Franklin. In 1852, determined to succeed as an explorer and geographer, he travelled to Peru and visited the site of the ancient city of Cuzco, previously little known in Europe. Published in 1856, this is Markham's lively account of his travels. In his description of arriving in Panama we see a picture of the mid-nineteenth-century eagerness to explore (or exploit) Latin America. Markham's stay in Cuzco allowed him ample time to study the ruins and research the lost Inca civilisation, and also gave him his introduction to the properties of the cinchona plant, a source of quinine, which he later returned to collect and introduce to India, as described in his 1862 Travels in Peru and India (also reissued in the Cambridge Library Collection).

    Customer reviews

    Not yet reviewed

    Be the first to review

    Review was not posted due to profanity

    ×

    , create a review

    (If you're not , sign out)

    Please enter the right captcha value
    Please enter a star rating.
    Your review must be a minimum of 12 words.

    How do you rate this item?

    ×

    Product details

    • Date Published: November 2014
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9781108078788
    • length: 444 pages
    • dimensions: 215 x 140 x 26 mm
    • weight: 0.57kg
    • contains: 8 colour illus. 1 map
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    1. Introductory
    2. Journey to Cuzco: the coast
    3. Journey to Cuzco: the sierra
    4. Cuzco and the Incas
    5. Cuzco and the Incas (cont.)
    6. Quichua: the language and literature of the Incas
    7. Inca Indians: their past and present condition
    8. The montana of Peru
    9. Lima: the Spanish viceroys
    10. Lima: the Peruvian Republic
    11. Lima: the modern literature of Peru, and state of society
    Appendices
    Index.

  • Author

    Clements R. Markham

Sign In

Please sign in to access your account

Cancel

Not already registered? Create an account now. ×

Sorry, this resource is locked

Please register or sign in to request access. If you are having problems accessing these resources please email lecturers@cambridge.org

Register Sign in
Please note that this file is password protected. You will be asked to input your password on the next screen.

» Proceed

You are now leaving the Cambridge University Press website. Your eBook purchase and download will be completed by our partner www.ebooks.com. Please see the permission section of the www.ebooks.com catalogue page for details of the print & copy limits on our eBooks.

Continue ×

Continue ×

Continue ×

Find content that relates to you

Join us online

This site uses cookies to improve your experience. Read more Close

Are you sure you want to delete your account?

This cannot be undone.

Cancel

Thank you for your feedback which will help us improve our service.

If you requested a response, we will make sure to get back to you shortly.

×
Please fill in the required fields in your feedback submission.
×