Monday, January 17, 2011

South America Called Them

von Hagen, Victor Wolfgang, South America Called Them: Explorations of the great naturalists: La Condamine, Humboldt, Darwin, Spruce, New York: Duell, Sloan & Pearce; Boston: Little, Brown & Co., 1955.

Victor Wolfgang von Hagen (February 29, 1908 - March 8, 1985) was an American explorer, archaeological historian, anthropologist, and travel writer who traveled the South Americas with his wife (Christine, later Silvia). Mainly between 1940 and 1965, he published a large number of widely acclaimed books about the ancient people of the Inca, Maya, and Aztecs.

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