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Society and Culture History

Chronicles of the Incas

From the Modern History Sourcebook, for introductory level classes in modern history.

Colonial Lima

According to Jorge Juan and Antonio de Ulloa. Article from the Historical Text Archive.

Early Monumental Architecture of the Peruvian Coast

Covers the early monuments that represent an important archaeological record of early socio-political organization and the development of politics in the Americas.

Huacas del Sol y La Luna, Trujillo

Provides historical background and information on the culture, socio-political organization, urban settlement, ideology, and architecture of the Huaca del Sol y de la Luna.

Ice Mummies of the Incas

Documents the 1996 expedition led by Johan Reinhard in search for frozen sacrificial mummies.

Inquisition in 17th Century Peru

Taken from the Internet Modern History Sourcebook, a collection of documents for introductory level classes in modern European and world history.

Understanding Chavin and the Origins of Andean Civilization

Paper on Chavin, which refers to a developmental stage of Andean history, an archaeological period, an art style, and a hypothetical empire.

WWW-VL - History: Peru

Provides links to various topics on the history of Peru.

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