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Seven treasure cities of Latin America.

Bertha Kitchell Whyte

Seven treasure cities of Latin America.

by Bertha Kitchell Whyte

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Published by October House in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Latin America,
  • Latin America.
    • Subjects:
    • Art -- Latin America,
    • Latin America -- History -- To 1830

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 277-281.

      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsN6502 .W45
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiv, 286 p.
      Number of Pages286
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5919460M
      LC Control Number64023112
      OCLC/WorldCa426284

      Latin American art, artistic traditions that developed in Mesoamerica, Central America, and South America after contact with the Spanish and the Portuguese beginning in and , respectively, and continuing to the present. Read more about Latin America’s artists, movements, and media.   In , a group of Chinese farmers chanced upon the discovery of a lifetime: the tomb of the first emperor of the Qin Dynasty. The seven-man team .

        Found: Value: Approximately $ million Having lost his hammer in a field, farmer Peter Whatling called a friend with a metal detector to help him find it. Instead, he found treasure. From a single city, created at independence in , Ugandans in seven more towns woke up Wednesday as city dwellers, as the government plan to create secondary cities took effect.

        Many ship wrecks were made of the coast near Cartagena, some of these were heavily laden with gold, silver and other plundered loot from Latin America and many of these ships have never been of the most notorious ship wrecks, the San Jose, was found recently in The treasure on board is estimated to be worth up to $50 Billion. Jay I. Kislak Collection—Rare Book and Special Collections Division/Library of Congress, Washington, D.C. The Spanish dream of finding great riches in the Americas was first realized when Hernán Cortés conquered the Aztec Empire in Mexico in – A few years later Francisco Pizarro with a small force vanquished the Inca Empire and seized the treasure of Peru in South America.


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