TITLE

The Inca Empire of the Sun

AUTHOR(S)
Miller, Amy
PUB. DATE
September 1999
SOURCE
Junior Scholastic;09/06/99, Vol. 102 Issue 1, p22
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the Incan empire of South America. INSET: Your Turn.
ACCESSION #
2268816

 

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