The Inca: Masters of the Clouds

The Inca: Masters of the Clouds

 

Presented by archaeologist and South American specialist Dr Jago Cooper, The Inca: Masters of the Clouds will explore the origins, achievements, and nature of the Inca Empire. Jago will travel from the highlands of Ecuador to the shores of Lake Titicaca; from the Pacific Coast to the peaks of the Andes. 
Along the way he will build a picture of how this remarkable empire functioned.  How the Inca mastered their landscape to produce food for millions.  How they exported their unique architectural style spread across the continent.  How they built an astonishing network of roads to connect the cities of the Empire.  And how their encounter with the Spanish resulted in disaster…
 

 

BBC 4: January 2015

 

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