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Diet for the Incan people during the Incan civilization period between the 13th and 16th centuries was predominantly made up of roots and grains, such as potatoes, maize and oca, as well as meat from llamas, alpacas, gui... More »

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The Incas were primarily vegetarians who subsisted primarily off of root vegetables. The different altitudes and temperatures throughout the Inca territories caused regional differences in diet. Meat came from llamas and... More »

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According to The Biography Channel, Spanish explorer Francisco Pizarro was able to defeat the Inca easily because the Incans were embroiled in their own civil war and suffering from the smallpox epidemic, both of which h... More »

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The Incas were primarily vegetarians who subsisted primarily off of root vegetables. The different altitudes and temperatures throughout the Inca territories caused regional differences in diet. Meat came from llamas and... More »

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The Incan Empire was conquered by the Spanish, led by Francisco Pizarro and his brothers, between 1532 and 1572. Though the Incas resisted, they were weakened by smallpox and civil war, which helped the Spanish defeat th... More »

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Experts group major food crops in Asia into several categories, including rice, tree crops, vegetables, roots and tubers, maize, grains, legumes, sugarcane, coconuts and fruits. Asians grow many different types of foodst... More »

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The Inca empire spanned along a vast portion of the South American coastlines, which contained the Andes Mountains, jungles and deserts. They typically built their homes in the mountains. More »

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