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Historical dictionary of Guatemala

Author: Michael F Fry
Publisher: Lanham, Maryland : Rowman & Littlefield, [2018]
Series: Historical dictionaries of the Americas.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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For more than a century, travel writers, explorers, and movie producers have painted Guatemala as an exotic place, a land of tropical forests and the home of the ancient and living Maya. Archaeological ruins, abandoned a millennium ago, have enhanced their depictions with a wistful, dreamy aura of bygone days of pagan splendor, and the unique colorful textiles of rural Maya today connect nostaligically with that  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Dictionaries
History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Fry, Michael F., 1955-
Historical dictionary of Guatemala.
Lanham, Maryland : Rowman & Littlefield, 2018
(DLC) 2017043445
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael F Fry
ISBN: 9781538111307 1538111306 9781538111314 1538111314
OCLC Number: 1003489611
Description: lvii, 413 pages : map ; 24 cm.
Contents: Editor's foreword --
Acronyms and abbreviations --
Map --
Chronology --
Introduction --
The dictionary --
Bibliography --
About the author.
Series Title: Historical dictionaries of the Americas.
Responsibility: Michael F. Fry.

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The Historical Dictionary of Guatemala contains a chronology, an introduction, and an extensive bibliography. The dictionary section has over 700 cross-referenced entries on important personalities,  Read more...

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