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Glenn, David – Chronicle of Higher Education, 2009
In early 1916, the legendary Yale University archaeologist Hiram Bingham III completed his third and final expedition in southern Peru. He shipped home 74 boxes of artifacts from Machu Picchu, a spectacular site in the Andes that is believed to have been the last major settlement of the Inca empire. Those boxes were supposed to be on temporary…
Descriptors: Court Litigation, Foreign Countries, Archaeology, Ownership
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Hinshaw, Craig – SchoolArts: The Art Education Magazine for Teachers, 2009
Machu Picchu, the lost city of the Incas in Peru, was recently voted one of the new Seven Wonders of the World. Also in Peru are the mysterious Nazca Lines--a humming bird, a spider, and trapezoids--which are etched in the desert so large they can only be seen from an airplane. The author experienced some of these places recently when he and his…
Descriptors: Historic Sites, Foreign Countries, Latin American Culture, Studio Art
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Hermsen, Terry – Teaching Artist Journal, 2010
For years, like many U.S. poets, the author felt he knew the work of Pablo Neruda--and taught bits and pieces of his story and his poems in various locations. The author drew on the poems he'd come to love years ago in "Residence on Earth," "The Heights of Machu Picchu," and his "Elemental Odes," along with snippets…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Poetry, Authors, Personal Narratives
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Schon, Isabel – Top of the News, 1981
The article discusses nine detrimental and six distinguished books about Hispanic people and cultures, published since 1979 for young readers. It is suggested that many recent books that depict Hispanic people and cultures repeat the same stereotypes, misconceptions and insensibilities that were prevalent in books published in the 1960s and early…
Descriptors: Adolescent Literature, Book Reviews, Books, Content Analysis