When Pizarro arrived in Peru in 1532 he found a vast empire rich in gold and silver.
Ruled by monarchs claiming descent from the sun, its people built roads, bridges and fields through the Andes.
But within months the empire had been conquered and its subjects killed or enslaved.
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 192 pages, 198 illustrations, 112 in colour
- Publisher: Thames & Hudson Ltd
- Publication Date: 01/04/1994
- Category: History of the Americas
- ISBN: 9780500300404