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What does it take to explore the ancient Yucat n?
How many diseases can one survive?
The definitive edition.
- Features an extended biography of the life and experiences of John Lloyd Stephens
- Featuring original plates, woodcuts, and illustrations
Discover the hardships of travel of the 19th century.
The two years John Lloyd Stephens spent in central America were filled with adventures through jungle and wilderness. Searching for the ruins of ancient civilizations and describing in great, clear detail their stunning beauty and glory, he retells all the perils of his journey. Incidents of Travel in Yucatan is a great American exploration work of archaeological discovery for anyone interested in the amazing civilizations of the ancient past.
"Disease had stalked all around us, but it was the first time it had knocked at our door."
Stephens account also provides a unique and insightful view of the culture and life of the people living in Central America at the time. He documents the turbulent years of mid-nineteenth century civil war and the sweeping political changes that grew out of it.
Follow an American explorer in this Central American classic.
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