Titre : The Maya Chontal Indians of Acalan-Tixchel; ...
Éditeur : Carnegie Institution of Washington, Washington
Date d'édition : 1948
Reliure : Softcover
Etat du livre : Good
Edition : First Edition
With the assistance of Eleanor B. Adams and Robert S. Chamberlain. Carnegie Institution of Washington Publication 560. X, , 565 page, 4 folding maps, 9 plates, wrappers, ex-library with usual library markings otherwise very good. From the preface: The preparation of this volume was prompted by the discovery in the Archivo General de Indias, Sevilla, of a unique text in the Chontal language spoken at the time of the Spanish conquest by Indians of Tabasco and the nearby province of Acalan. " Includes facsimile reproduction of original manuscript, contemporary Spanish translation and English translation of that Chontal text. From the Cambridge History of the Native Peoples of the Americas (Cambridge University Press, 2000) : "France Scholes and Ralph Roys' older but superbly researched The Maya Chontal Indians Of Acalan-Tixchel; A Contribution To The History And Ethnography Of The Yucatan Peninsula contains a wealth of data on the frontier regions of the southwestern peninsula, especially concerning the formation of Spanish missions and semi-independent Maya life in the Kejach region. " ; Ex-Library; 565 pages. N° de réf. du libraire 21957
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