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Cieza de León
Jay I. Kislak Foundation
Pedro de Cieza de León,
Parte primera de la chronica del Peru.

Seville:
Martin de Montesdoca, 1553.

Detail

At times, Cieza appears aware of the fragility of Andean culture and its deterioration at the hands of the Spanish, at sites like the Potosi mountain silver mine.

Title page Cieza de León

Promotion and Possession

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