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Critically analyzes Inca mythology in light of the historical events that transformed their world at the time of the arrival of Spanish conquistadors, explaining how the Incas used war and human sacrifice in an attempt to forestall the cataclysm that would destroy their world. 12,500 first printing.
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"'This book is the story of an experiment,' to quote the author (p. 12). Focuses on myth as the key to understanding the Incas' past. Many conclusions differ from those of standard scholarly literature. Some examples that run counter to orthodox views onAndean peoples are the notion that Andean myth recounts significant precessional events; the vieAbout the Author:
William Sullivan holds a BA from Harvard College and a doctorate from the Centre of Amerindian, Latin American and Caribbean Studies at the University of St. Andrews. He lives in Massachusetts.
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