Markawasi: Peru's inexplicable stone forest
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Surprise, Ariz. : K. Doore, [2006].
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176 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 23 x 29 cm.
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EPL Non-Fiction
985.25 DOORE, KATHY
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Created for adventurers and armchair travelers alike, this photo narrative offers a true account of an ancient lost humanity of mysterious origin whose hidden legacy carved gigantic, towering stone monuments pointing to a message with predictions for the future. Through a perusal of the cultural, historical, and often magical lore associated with the ancient Peruvian mesa--woven into a tapestry of more than 300 dazzling images, illustrations, and walking maps--readers will come to understand the site's pivotal role as a repository of ancient knowledge. More than a traditional guide, this is a powerful handbook, facilitating the traveler intent upon achieving an intimate and transformational experience and showing how a simple change in one's perspective can open an entirely new chapter in the way human history is perceived. Boston University professor of geophysics, Robert M. Schoch, Ph.D., provides a comprehensive introduction to the work, while contributions from a variety of archaeologists, journalists, scholars, and fellow travelers illuminate the deeper mysteries of Markawasi. A section of travel tips, a camping guide, and general advice on high-altitude travel provide hints for those interested in making the journey.
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9780979171352, 0979171350

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Includes bibliographical references (pages 174-175).
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APA Citation (style guide)

Doore, K. (2006). Markawasi: Peru's inexplicable stone forest. Surprise, Ariz.: K. Doore.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Doore, Kathy. 2006. Markawasi: Peru's Inexplicable Stone Forest. Surprise, Ariz.: K. Doore.

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Doore, Kathy, Markawasi: Peru's Inexplicable Stone Forest. Surprise, Ariz.: K. Doore, 2006.

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Doore, Kathy. Markawasi: Peru's Inexplicable Stone Forest. Surprise, Ariz.: K. Doore, 2006. Print.

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