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Best Peru Books You Must Read

There are countless Peru courses, tutorials, articles available online, but for some, having a book is still a necessity to learn. This is an up-to-date list of recommended books.

Fodor’s Travel Guide) (2017)

 Best Peru Books You Must ReadMachu Picchu, the Sacred Valley of the Inca, and the Nazca Lines are among the most-visited and awe-inspiring archaeological sites in the world. Bursting with beautiful full-color photos, Fodor’s Peru provides expert insider advice on everything from the best guides to the Inca Trail to how to experience native cultures on Lake Titicaca. Fodor’s Essential Peru includes: Special emphasis has been placed on trending Lima’s dining scene and alternate Inca Trail-type hiking routes.
Author(s): Fodor’s Travel Guides

Turn Right at Machu Picchu: Rediscovering the Lost City One Step at a Time (2012)

 Best Peru Books You Must ReadIn 1911, Hiram Bingham III climbed into the Andes Mountains of Peru and “discovered” Machu Picchu.
Author(s): Mark Adams

DK Eyewitness Travel Guide Peru (2018)

 Best Peru Books You Must ReadDK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Peru is your indispensable guide to this beautiful part of the world. The fully updated guide includes 3-D cutaway illustrations, floor plans, and reconstructions of must-see sights, plus street-by-street maps of cities and towns. DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Peru will help you to discover this country region by region, from local festivals and markets to day trips around the countryside and a journey to Machu Picchu in the Inca heartland.
Author(s): DK Travel

Lonely Planet Peru (Travel Guide) (2016)

 Best Peru Books You Must Read# 1 best-selling guide to Peru * is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you.
Author(s): Lonely Planet, Carolyn McCarthy , et al.

Frommer’s EasyGuide to Lima, Cusco and Machu Picchu (2018)

 Best Peru Books You Must ReadWhen you’re planning a once-in-a-lifetime trip, you want to do it right. That’s why generations of travelers have turned to Frommer’s for the sort of candid advice, rich cultural context, and invaluable practical info that are crucial to planning a memorable journey. This thorough yet portable guide has all you need to hit the highlights of Peru, including the mysterious hilltop citadel of Machu Picchu.
Author(s): Nicholas Gill

DK Eyewitness Travel Guide Peru (2019)

 Best Peru Books You Must ReadDiscover Peru with this essential travel guide, designed to help you create your own unique trip and to transport you to this beautiful country before you’ve even packed your case – see Machu Picchu at dawn, explore the stunning Inca Heartland, tuck into traditional Peruvian cuisine in Cusco or ride the rapids through Colca Canyon.
Author(s): DK Eyewitness

The Peru Reader: History, Culture, Politics (The Latin America Readers) (2005)

 Best Peru Books You Must ReadSixteenth-century Spanish soldiers described Peru as a land filled with gold and silver, a place of untold wealth. Nineteenth-century travelers wrote of soaring Andean peaks plunging into luxuriant Amazonian canyons of orchids, pythons, and jaguars.
Author(s): Orin Starn , Ivan Degregori, et al.

National Geographic Traveler: Peru, 2nd Edition (2015)

 Best Peru Books You Must ReadThis newly revised and updated guidebook introduces you to the wonders of Peru, from the high Andes peaks to the slow-moving Amazon waters. Be it learning about the four breeds of camels native to Peru or exploring the markets of Cuzco, you’ll pick up the best suggestions for getting the most out of your trip.
Author(s): Rob Rachowiecki, Vance Jacobs

Birds of Peru: Revised and Updated Edition (Princeton Field Guides) (2010)

 Best Peru Books You Must ReadBirds of Peru is the most complete and authoritative field guide to this diverse, neotropical landscape. It features every one of Peru’s 1,817 bird species and shows the distinct plumages of each in 307 superb, high-quality color plates. Concise descriptions and color distribution maps are located opposite the plates, making this book much easier to use in the field than standard neotropical field guides. This fully revised paperback edition includes twenty-five additional species.
Author(s): Thomas S. Schulenberg , Douglas F. Stotz, et al.

The Rough Guide to Peru (Travel Guide) (Rough Guides) (2018)

 Best Peru Books You Must ReadThe Rough Guide to PeruDiscover this fascinating South American country with the most incisive and entertaining guidebook on the market.
Author(s): Rough Guides

Moon Machu Picchu: With Lima, Cusco & the Inca Trail (Travel Guide) (2018)

 Best Peru Books You Must ReadExploring the rest of the country? Try Moon Peru. Doing a tour of South America? Try Moon Colombia or Moon Patagonia. #55,412 in Books (See Top 100 in Books) #155 in Hiking & Camping Excursion Guides (Books) #15 in Peru Travel Guides #170 in Maps (Books) Would you like to ?If you are a seller for this product, would you like to ?
Author(s): Ryan Dubé

Peru – Culture Smart!: The Essential Guide to Customs & Culture (2012)

 Best Peru Books You Must ReadPeru is associated with ancient civilizations, awe-inspiring Inca cities, ruthless conquistadores, spectacular Andean scenery, astonishing biodiversity, and colorful woven textiles. All true—but visitors will find a great deal more to Peru than this. The two distinctive cultures that first encountered each other five hundred years ago have, progressively, integrated.
Author(s): John Forrest , Julia Porturas, et al.

Peru’s Indian Peoples and the Challenge of Spanish Conquest: Huamanga to 1640 (1993)

 Best Peru Books You Must ReadThis second edition of Peru’s Indian Peoples and the Challenge of Spanish Conquest includes Stern’s 1992 reflections on the ten years of historical interpretation that have passed since the book’s original publication—setting his analysis of Huamanga in a larger perspective.“This book is a monument to both scholarship and comprehension, comparable in its treatment of the indigenous peoples after the conquest only to that of Charles