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REL 121 World Religions: Inca

This guide is provide resources for study of Aztec, Baltic, Canaanite, Hittite, Inca, Mongol and Sumerian civilizations.

Using Power Search : Hands-on Instructions

Power Search

Articles, books, films, and more...


Enter your topic to find additional articles, books, films, etc.  If you are doing this from a computer that is not connected to the Edison network, you will then need to click at the top of the page, and log in by selecting Edison State Community College as your Institution, and entering your name and library card number (located on the back of your Edison Student ID). 

Enter the words Inca religion or Inca mythology or Inca history into the Power Search. You may also search for Inca deities by name. Try advanced search with Inca in the first field and pre-Christian in the second field. Use the Refine Results column on the left side of the page to narrow the results. Ask Nancy, Amanda or Elsa for assistance. Our telephone number is 937 778 7950. E-mail us at

You will need to carefully look through your results to make sure that the article/resource is relevant!

Click on a "Full Text" link to display the article/resource. Click on the article/resource Title to get an Abstract (description) of the article/resource, and then click the "Cite" link to find your MLA  or APA Citation.

Encyclopedia of Religion

OhioLINK Electronic Book Center

Click on the title of each book and the computer will open the book. Enter your name and library barcode when required.

Handbook of Inca Mythology

 The table of contents provides flexibility in moving to the desired part of the book. Note the names of deities for use in the Power Search.

Gale Encyclopedia of World History: Governments

Enter Inca Empire into the search box. (Peru, Bolivia, and Ecuador)

The Oxford Companion to World Mythology

Sign in using your library card number.

Enter Incan Mythology into the search box.

 A Dictionary of Creation Myths

Sign in using your library card number.

Search for Inca Creation.

Print books from the Edison Library

Use the call numbers to locate these books in the Circulating Collection. Library staff will help you.