Only significant account done of Yucatan in post-Conquest era. Describes geography and natural history of the peninsula, gives brief history of Mayan life, discusses Spanish conquest and its effects, and provides a long summary of Maya civilization. Translator William Gates has added appendices, 4 maps, and over 120 illustrations.THEIR oacn-:s, wmes AND BANQUETS. THEIR COMEDIES, MUSIC AND mmcns . They tattoo their bodies and are accounted valiant and brave in proportion to its amount, for the process is very painful. In doing it the craftsman first covers theanbsp;...
|Title||:||Yucatan Before and After the Conquest|
|Author||:||Diego de Landa|
|Publisher||:||Courier Corporation - 2012-05-23|