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John Lloyd Stephens and Frederick Catherwood : pioneers of Mayan archaeology

Author: Peter O Koch
Publisher: Jefferson, North Carolina : McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers, [2013]
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"John Lloyd Stephens, a New York lawyer and best-selling author, and Frederick Catherwood, a London architect and renowned topographical artist, endured many life-threatening obstacles in a determined effort that led to the discovery of nearly fifty forgotten Mayan cities buried deep in the jungles of Central America and Mexico."--Provided by publisher.
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Biography
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Koch, Peter O., 1953-
John Lloyd Stephens and Frederick Catherwood.
Jefferson, North Carolina : McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers, [2013]
(DLC) 2012048029
(OCoLC)823472885
Named Person: John Lloyd Stephens; Frederick Catherwood; John Lloyd Stephens; Frederick Catherwood; Frederick Catherwood; John L Stephens
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Peter O Koch
ISBN: 9780786492749 0786492740 9781283940894 1283940892
OCLC Number: 824359844
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Cover; Table of Contents; Introduction; 1. Career Choices; 2. A Budding Artist; 3. Travels in Europe; 4. Egypt and Beyond; 5. Incidents of Travel in Egypt; 6. Incidents of Travel in Arabia Petraea and the Holy Land; 7. The Forging of a Lasting Friendship; 8. On the Trail of the Maya; 9. The Journey to Belize; 10. A Difficult Start; 11. Treading Upon New Ground; 12. A Less Rewarding Search; 13. A Remarkable Discovery; 14. The Last Leg; 15. Another Story to Tell; 16. Back to Yucatán; 17. Newly Found Cities; 18. Coming Full Circle; 19. Another Tale to Be Told; 20. A New Era of Transportation. 21. Together Again22. The Debt That All Men Pay; 23. Mr. Catherwood Also Is Missing; Chapter Notes; Bibliography; Index.
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"John Lloyd Stephens, a New York lawyer and best-selling author, and Frederick Catherwood, a London architect and renowned topographical artist, endured many life-threatening obstacles in a determined effort that led to the discovery of nearly fifty forgotten Mayan cities buried deep in the jungles of Central America and Mexico."--Provided by publisher.

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