Inca Land: Explorations in the Highlands of Peru by Hiram Bingham
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Overview: A firsthand account of the discovery of the lost city of Machu Picchu details Bingham’s expedition through the treacherous Peruvian highlands in pursuit of the great Inca landmark and the once powerful civilization that build it.
Hiram Bingham, formally Hiram Bingham III, (November 19, 1875 – June 6, 1956) was an academic, explorer, treasure hunter and politician from the United States. He made public the existence of the Quechua citadel of Machu Picchu in 1911 with the guidance of local indigenous farmers. Later, Bingham served as a member of the United States Senate.
Genre: Non-Fiction > History > Explorerers & Discoveries