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Sons of the Shaking Earth

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"Wolf drew on anthropology, archaeology, history, and geography to mold a magnificent, sweeping, and beautifully written synthesis. With style and deep personal engagement he unraveled the complexity of Mexico and Guatemala's past with its multiple ethnicities, many languages, and environmental diversity. . . . Armies of graduate students have challenged many of the details, but the book stands as a monument to a time when social scientists were able to think large thoughts and write elegant English"—Foreign Affairs, Significant Books of the Last 75 Years.

Table of Contents

I. The Face of the Land

II. Generations of Adam

III. Confusion of Tongues

IV. Rise of the Seed-Planters

V. Villages and Holy Towns

VI. Coming of the Warriors

Product Details

ISBN:
9780226905006
Author:
Wolf, Eric
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
Location:
Chicago
Subject:
General
Subject:
Native American Studies
Subject:
Mexico
Subject:
Indians of mexico
Subject:
Indians of central america
Subject:
Guatemala
Subject:
General Social Science
Subject:
Sociology - General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Paperback
Series Volume:
A185
Publication Date:
19620831
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
Professional and scholarly
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
312
Dimensions:
8.01x5.35x.79 in. .88 lbs.

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