Incidents of Travel in Central America, Chiapas and Yucatan, Volume I

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Courier Corporation, 1 jan. 1969 - 474 sidor
"The ground was entirely new; there were no guide-books or guides; the whole was a virgin soil...At one time we stopped to cut away branches and vines which concealed the face of a monument, and then to dig around and bring to light a fragment, a sculptured corner of which protruded from the earth. I leaned over with breathless anxiety while the Indians worked, and an eye, an ear, a foot, or a hand was disentombed."

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John Stephens was an American diplomat sent by the U.S. government in the 1840s to establish contact with the people of Central America and Southern Mexico, and in many cases was the first white ... Läs hela recensionen

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