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Author Carlsen, William, author.

Title 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 Info. New York, NY : William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, [2016]


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    92 Catherwood,F CAR    Available
1 copy being processed for GDL Central Library Non-Fiction.
Edition First edition.
Description xv, 528 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [467]-515) and index.
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.
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.
Subject Catherwood, Frederick.
Stephens, John L., 1805-1852.
Archaeological expeditions -- Mexico.
Archaeological expeditions -- Central America.
Explorers -- Mexico -- Biography.
Explorers -- Central America -- Biography.
Mayas -- Antiquities.
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