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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
Creator
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
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
BTCTA
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1945-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Carlsen, William
Dewey number
  • 972.81/0160922
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
F1435
LC item number
.C3157 2016
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • 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
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [467]-515) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
1626570
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xv, 528 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780062407399
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), maps
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1626570
  • (OCoLC)912382515
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
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [467]-515) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
1626570
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xv, 528 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780062407399
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), maps
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1626570
  • (OCoLC)912382515

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