The Inca: Masters Of The Clouds

October 2017
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S1 Ep2 - Clash Of Empires

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Dr Jago Cooper travels through Peru and Ecuador to reassess the origins, accomplishments and nature of one of the greatest empires the world has ever seen. Jago argues that it wasn't simply a clash of arms that destroyed the Inca, but a clash of world views. He travels from Peru to the far north of Inca territory in Ecuador to reveal how the great strengths of the empire suddenly became factors in its rapid demise.
September 2017
51:59

S1 Ep1 - Foundations

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Presented by archaeologist Dr Jago Cooper, this two-part series explores the origins, achievements, and nature of the Inca Empire. Along the way Jago builds a picture of how this remarkable empire functioned. How the Inca mastered their landscape to produce food for millions. How their unique architectural style spread across the continent. How they built an astonishing network of roads to connect the cities of the empire, and also how the Inca relied not on force, but on subtle methods of pers...
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