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The Indian Background of Colonial Yucatan [Civilization of the American Indian series] by Ralph L. [Loveland] Roys - Hardcover - Second Edition - 1972 - from Uncommon Works, IOBA and

The Indian Background of Colonial Yucatan [Civilization of the American Indian series]

by Ralph L. [Loveland] Roys

Condition: Fine/very good+

Baltimore: University of Oklahoma, 1972. Second Edition. Original cloth. Fine/very good+. A fine first printing of this second edition reproducing the original Carnegie Institution edition of 1943 [HAND R235], In a very good, price-clipped dust jacket. Orange cloth boards, cream endpapers. From the private library of Larry Southwick, collector's marginalia pencilled near front hinge. Interior pages clean and bright. Dust jacket is showing wear along head and sunning on spine edge of DJ with no tears or chipping. Dust jacket now protected in a clear, removable, archival cover. Illustrated throughout with black and white photos and drawings. 244 pp. Octavo, 7 x 10 inches tall The book examines Yucatan Maya civilization at the time of the Spanish Conquest and places in perspective the role played by the native population in subsequent political and social development. In addition to a general depiction of the Maya society found by the Spaniards, it analytical description of the political system..." - Dust jacket
  • Bookseller: Uncommon Works, IOBA US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 243
  • Title: The Indian Background of Colonial Yucatan [Civilization of the American Indian series]
  • Author: Ralph L. [Loveland] Roys
  • Format/binding: Original cloth
  • Book condition: Used - Fine
  • Jacket condition: very good+
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: Second Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: University of Oklahoma
  • Place: Baltimore
  • Date published: 1972
  • Keywords: Maya, Mexico, archaeology, anthropology, yucatan, tula, tulum, chichen, conquistador, exploration, discovery, americas, colonial, cacique, pre-columbian
  • Bookseller catalogs: Spanish Conquest;
  • Subjects: HISTORY / Americas (North, Central, South, West Indies);


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