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The archaeologist was a spy : Sylvanus G. Morley and the Office of Naval Intelligence

Author: Charles H Harris; Louis R Sadler
Publisher: Albuquerque : University of New Mexico Press, [2003]
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Sylvanus G. Morley was the most influential Mayan archaeologist of his generation and perhaps the greatest American spy of WWI. Harris and Sadler document for the first time Morley's dual career as a  Read more...

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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Harris, Charles H. (Charles Houston).
Archaeologist was a spy.
Albuquerque : University of New Mexico Press, ©2003
(OCoLC)606926904
Named Person: Sylvanus Griswold Morley; Sylvanus Griswold Morley; Sylvanus Griswold Morley
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Charles H Harris; Louis R Sadler
ISBN: 0826329373 9780826329370
OCLC Number: 50866915
Description: xiv, 450 pages : illustrations, 1 map ; 25 cm
Contents: The Intelligence Community --
ONI and the Submarine Menace --
Preparations --
The "Archaeological Reconaissance" --
The Mosquito Coast --
Banana Country --
Guatemala Again --
Belizean Interlude --
The Naval District --
Quintana Roo --
Yucatan --
The Journey Home --
The Second Tour --
Postwar Developments --
"List of Rivers, Bays, and Lagoons on the Mosquito Coast from Trujillo to Bluefields" --
"Detailed Report of a Coast Reconnaissance of the Peninsula of Yucatan from Xcalac Quintana Roo to Champoton Campeche" --
"Detailed Report of Coast Reconnaissance from Champoton, Campeche to Frontera, Tabasco --
"Office of Naval Intelligence Designations" --
"General Instructions."
Responsibility: Charles H. Harris III and Louis R. Sadler.

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