Jungle Of Stone

Author: William Carlsen
Publisher: HarperCollins
ISBN: 0062407422
Size: 48.94 MB
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In the tradition of Lost City of Z and In the Kingdom of Ice, former San Francisco Chronicle journalist and Pulitzer Prize finalist William Carlsen reveals the unforgettable true story of the discovery of the ancient Maya.

John Lloyd Stephens And Frederick Catherwood

Author: Peter O. Koch
Publisher: McFarland
ISBN: 0786471077
Size: 66.23 MB
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"John Lloyd Stephens, a New York lawyer and best-selling author, and Frederick Catherwood, a London architect and renowned topographical artist, endured many life-threatening obstacles in a determined effort that led to the discovery of ...

Jungleland

Author: Christopher S. Stewart
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 0062344196
Size: 48.73 MB
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Jungleland is part detective story, part classic tale of man versus wild in the tradition of The Lost City of Z and Lost in Shangri-La. A story of young fatherhood as well as the timeless call of adventure, this is an epic search for ...

The Pursuit Of Ruins

Author: Christina Bueno
Publisher: University of New Mexico Press
ISBN: 0826357334
Size: 38.39 MB
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The Pursuit of Ruins argues that the government effort to take control of the ancient remains took off in the late nineteenth century during the dictatorship of Porfirio Díaz.

The Conquest Of The Last Maya Kingdom

Author: Grant D. Jones
Publisher: Stanford University Press
ISBN: 9780804735223
Size: 17.70 MB
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This is not only one of the most detailed studies of any Spanish conquest in the Americas but also one of the most comprehensive reconstructions of an independent Maya kingdom in the history of Maya studies.

River Of Darkness

Author: Buddy Levy
Publisher: Bantam
ISBN: 0553908103
Size: 79.44 MB
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And here is the Amazon itself, a powerful presence whose every twist and turn held the promise of new wonders both natural and man-made, as well as the ever-present risk of death—a river that would hold Orellana in its irresistible ...

The Monster Of Florence

Author: Douglas Preston
Publisher: Grand Central Publishing
ISBN: 0446537411
Size: 73.98 MB
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Preston, intrigued, meets Italian investigative journalist Mario Spezi to learn more. This is the true story of their search for--and identification of--the man they believe committed the crimes, and their chilling interview with him.

Maya Cosmos

Author: David A. Freidel
Publisher: William Morrow & Company
ISBN: 9780688100810
Size: 62.32 MB
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Explores archaeological discoveries, revealing how the Maya have survived centuries of religious oppression