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The Resource Jungle of stone : the extraordinary journey of John L. Stephens and Frederick Catherwood, and the discovery of the lost civilization of the Maya, William Carlsen

Jungle of stone : the extraordinary journey of John L. Stephens and Frederick Catherwood, and the discovery of the lost civilization of the Maya, William Carlsen

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Jungle of stone : the extraordinary journey of John L. Stephens and Frederick Catherwood, and the discovery of the lost civilization of the Maya
Title
Jungle of stone
Title remainder
the extraordinary journey of John L. Stephens and Frederick Catherwood, and the discovery of the lost civilization of the Maya
Statement of responsibility
William Carlsen
Title variation
Extraordinary journey of John L. Stephens and Frederick Catherwood, and the discovery of the lost civilization of the Maya
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
YDXCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1945-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Carlsen, William
Dewey number
  • 972.81/0160922
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • portraits
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
F1435
LC item number
.C31585 2017
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Catherwood, Frederick
  • Stephens, John L
  • Catherwood, Frederick
  • Stephens, John L
  • Mayas
  • Archaeological expeditions
  • Archaeological expeditions
  • Explorers
  • Explorers
  • Archaeological expeditions
  • Explorers
  • Mayas
  • Central America
  • Mexico
Label
Jungle of stone : the extraordinary journey of John L. Stephens and Frederick Catherwood, and the discovery of the lost civilization of the Maya, William Carlsen
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
pt. One: Expedition -- 1. South, 1839 -- 2. Upriver -- 3. Mico Mountain -- 4. Passport -- 5. Monkeys Like the Wind -- Stephens -- pt. two: Politics -- 6. Ruins -- 7. Carrera -- 8. War -- 9. Malaria -- 10. Crisis at Hand -- 11. Reunion -- Catherwood -- pt. three: Archaeology -- 12. Journey into the Past -- 13. Palenque -- 14. Uxmal -- 15. "Magnificent" -- 16. Yucatan -- 17. London -- 18. Discoveries -- 19. Chichen Itza -- 20. Tuloom -- 21. Home -- The Maya -- pt. FOUR Friends -- 22. Views of Ancient Monuments -- 23. Steam -- 24. Panama -- 25. Crossing the Isthmus -- 26. Together Again -- 27. Missing
Control code
ocn952368737
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
First William Morrow paperback edition.
Extent
528 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780062407405
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), maps, portraits
Label
Jungle of stone : the extraordinary journey of John L. Stephens and Frederick Catherwood, and the discovery of the lost civilization of the Maya, William Carlsen
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
pt. One: Expedition -- 1. South, 1839 -- 2. Upriver -- 3. Mico Mountain -- 4. Passport -- 5. Monkeys Like the Wind -- Stephens -- pt. two: Politics -- 6. Ruins -- 7. Carrera -- 8. War -- 9. Malaria -- 10. Crisis at Hand -- 11. Reunion -- Catherwood -- pt. three: Archaeology -- 12. Journey into the Past -- 13. Palenque -- 14. Uxmal -- 15. "Magnificent" -- 16. Yucatan -- 17. London -- 18. Discoveries -- 19. Chichen Itza -- 20. Tuloom -- 21. Home -- The Maya -- pt. FOUR Friends -- 22. Views of Ancient Monuments -- 23. Steam -- 24. Panama -- 25. Crossing the Isthmus -- 26. Together Again -- 27. Missing
Control code
ocn952368737
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
First William Morrow paperback edition.
Extent
528 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780062407405
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), maps, portraits

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