2 edition of Cultural and historical geography of Southwest Guatemala. found in the catalog.
Cultural and historical geography of Southwest Guatemala.
F. Webster McBryde
|LC Classifications||GF522.G9 M3 1971|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xv, 184 p.|
|Number of Pages||184|
|LC Control Number||74089017|
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This Central American hotspot is the home to a majority of Mayas, their coexistence with Ladinos--the non--Mayas, and the issue of land 5/5(2). George Lovell's classic work, based primarily on unpublished archival sources, examines the impact of Spanish rule on the Sierra de los Cuchumatanes, an isolated region of Guatemala running along the country's north-western border with Mexico.
Although Spanish imperialism left its mark, Lovell reveals that the vibrant Maya culture found in the Cuchumatán highlands was not obliterated and. Guatemala is a beautiful country, with warm, friendly people, a nearly perfect climate, and some of the most beautiful vistas you’ll find anywhere.
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