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Peru vs. Yale, the never-ending saga

The Chronicle of Higher Ed has an article in its April 3rd issue on the continuing saga over Hiram Bingham and the fate of the Machu Picchu collection. The saga continues. I would link to it, but this is one of

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More on the Machu Picchu controversy

A few days ago the New York Times online ran another article  discussing the Hiram Bingham controversy.   In this case, I have a hard time imagining an argument against Peruvian control over the artifacts taken from Machu Picchu in the early

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Machu Picchu before Bingham

Amautacuna de Historia reports on a new exposition in Lima that documents Machu Picchu in the centuries preceding its popularization by Hiram Bingham. The exposition is largely the work of historian Mariana Mould de Pease, the widow of Franklin Pease,

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