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Incidents of Travel in Yucatan (American Exploration and Travel)

John Lloyd Stephens

Incidents of Travel in Yucatan (American Exploration and Travel)

by John Lloyd Stephens

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Published by Univ of Oklahoma Pr .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • General,
  • Travel,
  • Travel - General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages373
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9324618M
    ISBN 100806105283
    ISBN 109780806105284

    Try the new Google Books. Check out the new look and enjoy easier access to your favorite features. Try it now. No thanks. Try the new Google Books eBook - FREE. Get this book in print Incidents of Travel in Yucatan: Illustrated by Engravings ; In , Volume 1 John Lloyd Stephens Full view -   out of 5 stars Incidents of Travel in Yucatan, Vols. I and II (Cosimo Classics) Reviewed in the United States on 15 February Verified Purchase. Mr. Stephens's documentation of his and Mr. Catherwood's travels are incredible. This publication by Cosimo Classics is a great reproduction of the original/5(23).

    STEPHENS’ INCIDENTS OF TRAVEL IN YUCATAN, WITH ENGRAVINGS AFTER CATHERWOOD STEPHENS, John L. Incidents of Travel in Yucatan. New York: Harper and Brothers, Two volumes. Octavo, original elaborately gilt-stamped plum cloth. First American edition of Stephens’ classic work on Central America, illustrated with 75 full-page plates and numerous in-text wood engravings . Incidents of Travel in Yucatan, Volume 2 | This is a reproduction of a book published before This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. that were either part of the original artifact, or were introduced by the scanning process.

    This book is available for free download in a number of formats - including epub, pdf, azw, mobi and more. You can also read the full text online using our ereader. The culmination of the author's stated intention to make a thorough exploration of the ruins of Yucatan is here carried into effect.   The American writer and diplomat John Lloyd Stephens () was effectively the founder of Mesoamerican archaeology, through his rediscovery of the Mayan civilization (his two-volume Incidents of Travel in Central America, Chiapas, and Yucatan is also reissued in this series). Brand: Cosimo.


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It includes extensive accounts of 44 Maya sites as well as of Yucatan folkways, manners, dress, ceremonies, amusements—all of which makes this a great travel book. Now published in a single-volume edition, Incidents of Travel in Yucatan captures for the modern reader and traveler the excitement of archaeological exploration and discovery/5(10).

In the s. Surprisingly, this trip occurred during the time of the Caste War of the Yucatan, which lasted from During this period, the Maya rose up, driving out Mexican settlers, representatives of the Mexican government, and the Mexican army from most of /5(18).

In this work, and in his other masterpiece Incidents of Travel in Yucatan, he tells the story of his travels to some 50 ruined Mayan cities. In this book, he describes the excitement of exploring the magnificent ruined cities of Copan and Palenque, and his briefer excursions to Quirigua, Patinamit, Utatlan, Gueguetenango, Ocosingo, and by: Stephens' previous book, Incidents of Travel in Central America, Chiapas & Yucatan, 2 Vols was a great adventure story and had me flipping pages just to see how these men would actually make it back home alive at some points in the narrative.

This one continues their travels a couple of years later, this time through the Yucatan, where they made a circuit of several ruins from Copán to Tulum/5.

Incidents of Travel in Yucatan, Vol 1. Volume 1 of 2-volume set. Classic () exploration of jungles of Yucatan, looking for evidences of Maya civilization. Extensive accounts of 44 Maya sites as well as of Yucatan folkways, manners, dress, ceremonies, amusementsall of which makes this a great travel book.4/5.

First edition of Stephens's companion volume to "Incidents of Travel in Central America, Chiapas, and Yucatan" first published in "Stephens provided accurate, detailed descriptions of the ruins, and he was the first to establish that the many Mayan sites were part of a single civilization that existed up to the time of the Spanish conquest and that the Indians were the direct descendants of that civilization".

John Lloyd Stephens's Incidents of Travel in Yucatan, Vol 2 continues its author's intelligent survey of Maya ruins in the State of Yucatan. Although this book is not quite as good as the author's earlier Incidents of Travel in Central America, Chiapas & Yucatan, Vol 1 and Incidents of Travel in Central America, Chiapas & Yucatan, Vol 2, which is made more exciting by the mountains and the political /5.

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This volume II edition, first published inis actually part of a 2 volume set by Dover. This is a stand alone bargain. The Volume I Dover edition is sadly out of print/5(17).

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Editorial Reviews. Perhaps the most interesting book of travel ever published.”—Edgar Allan Poe “Through Stephens’s eyes, readers see Yucatan villages of years ago, when Indians used cacao beans instead of money in their marketplaces; a Catholic/indigenous hybrid funeral that seems no more barbaric than the crude medical treatments rendered by another of Stephens’s travel Reviews: 4.

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Incidents of Travel in Yucatan John Lloyd Stephens American In this work and in Incidents of Travel in Central America, Chiapas, and Yucatan (), author John Lloyd Stephens brings to life his discoveries during expeditions between and of the ruined remains of the Maya civilization of Central America.

Incidents of Travel in Yucatan, Vols. I and II Paperback – Nov. 30 by John Lloyd Stephens (Author), Frederick Catherwood (Illustrator)/5(23).Title. Incidents of travel in Yucatan / By. Stephens, John L., Catherwood, Frederick, ill Type. Book Material.