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Exploring firsthand accounts written by Maya nobles from the sixteenth through the nineteenth centuries-many of them previously untranslated-Restall offers the first Maya account of the conquest. The story holds surprising twists: The conquistadors were not only Spaniards but also Mayas, reconstructing their own governance and society, and the Spanish colonization of the Yucatan was part of an ongoing pattern of adaptation and survival for centuries.

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Exploring firsthand accounts written by Maya nobles from the sixteenth through the nineteenth centuries-many of them previously untranslated-Restall offers the first Maya account of the conquest. The story holds surprising twists: The conquistadors were not only Spaniards but also Mayas, reconstructing their own governance and society, and the Spanish colonization of the Yucatan was part of an ongoing pattern of adaptation and survival for centuries.

About the Author

Matthew Restall, author of Life and Death in a Maya Community and The Maya World, is associate professor of Colonial Latin American History at Pennsylvania State University and lives in State College, Pennsylvania.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780807055076
Author:
Restall, Matthew
Publisher:
Beacon Press (MA)
Location:
Boston
Subject:
General
Subject:
Mexico
Subject:
Latin america
Subject:
Mayas
Subject:
Latin America - General
Subject:
General History
Subject:
World History-Latin America
Subject:
World History-Mexico
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Publication Date:
August 1999
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
272
Dimensions:
9.2 x 6 x .5 in .8438 lb

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History and Social Science » Latin America » Conquistadors
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History and Social Science » World History » Mexico
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"Synopsis" by , Exploring firsthand accounts written by Maya nobles from the sixteenth through the nineteenth centuries-many of them previously untranslated-Restall offers the first Maya account of the conquest. The story holds surprising twists: The conquistadors were not only Spaniards but also Mayas, reconstructing their own governance and society, and the Spanish colonization of the Yucatan was part of an ongoing pattern of adaptation and survival for centuries.
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