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The Resource Jungle of stone : the true story of two men, their extraordinary journey, and the discovery of the lost civilization of the Maya, William Carlsen

Jungle of stone : the true story of two men, their extraordinary journey, and the discovery of the lost civilization of the Maya, William Carlsen

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Jungle of stone : the true story of two men, their extraordinary journey, and the discovery of the lost civilization of the Maya
Title
Jungle of stone
Title remainder
the true story of two men, their extraordinary journey, and the discovery of the lost civilization of the Maya
Statement of responsibility
William Carlsen
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Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Documents the true story of the nineteenth-century rediscovery of the Mayan civilization by American ambassador John Lloyd Stephens and British architect Frederick Catherwood, illuminating how their findings profoundly changed Western understandings about human history
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JRG
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Carlsen, William
Dewey number
972.81/0160922
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
  • portraits
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • Catherwood, Frederick
  • Stephens, John L
  • Archaeological expeditions
  • Archaeological expeditions
  • Explorers
  • Explorers
  • Mayas
Label
Jungle of stone : the true story of two men, their extraordinary journey, and the discovery of the lost civilization of the Maya, William Carlsen
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [467]-515) and index
Contents
Expedition. South, 1839 ; Upriver ; Mico Mountain ; Passport ; Monkeys like the wind -- Stephens. Politics. Ruins ; Carrera ; War ; Malaria ; Crisis at hand ; Reunion -- Catherwood. Archaeology. Journey into the past ; Palenque ; Uxmal ; "Magnificent" ; Yucatán ; London ; Discoveries ; Chichén Itzá ; Tuloom ; Home -- The Maya. Friends. Views of ancient monuments ; Steam ; Panama ; Crossing the isthmus ; Together again ; Missing
Control code
sky279231737
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xv, 528 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780062407399
Lccn
bl2016005303
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), portraits, map (back cover)
Label
Jungle of stone : the true story of two men, their extraordinary journey, and the discovery of the lost civilization of the Maya, William Carlsen
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [467]-515) and index
Contents
Expedition. South, 1839 ; Upriver ; Mico Mountain ; Passport ; Monkeys like the wind -- Stephens. Politics. Ruins ; Carrera ; War ; Malaria ; Crisis at hand ; Reunion -- Catherwood. Archaeology. Journey into the past ; Palenque ; Uxmal ; "Magnificent" ; Yucatán ; London ; Discoveries ; Chichén Itzá ; Tuloom ; Home -- The Maya. Friends. Views of ancient monuments ; Steam ; Panama ; Crossing the isthmus ; Together again ; Missing
Control code
sky279231737
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xv, 528 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780062407399
Lccn
bl2016005303
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), portraits, map (back cover)

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